November 26, 2019
Claiming a firearm is owned for defense of the household raises the odds that the gun will be exempt as household goods.
November 25, 2019
Someone forced into bankruptcy on account of medical bills will also be forced into chapter 13.
November 22, 2019
The claim of a member of a creditors’ committee was subordinated because she evaded disclosure that her claims would consume the entire estate.
November 21, 2019
Court weighs the relative advantages of receivership versus bankruptcy in deciding whether to bar the filing of an involuntary bankruptcy.
November 20, 2019
The ‘fugitive disentitlement doctrine’ does not allow a federal court to dismiss an appeal because of a fugitive’s contempt of a state court order, the First Circuit rules.
November 19, 2019
A bankruptcy judge can afford little relief from student loans, even for sympathetic debtors who try hard to repay their debts.
November 18, 2019
Justices may narrow Bullard by drawing back from the requirement that finality requires a change in the status quo.
November 15, 2019
The case in the appeals court apparently did not involve a student account structured to prevent the college from being the initial recipient of a fraudulent transfer.
November 14, 2019
Appeals courts won’t allow bankruptcy to shield debtors from paying parking tickets and fines incurred in the course of a chapter 13 case.
November 13, 2019
Ninth Circuit BAP balances the need for quickly dealing with an involuntary petition against the petitioners’ right to discovery and a list of creditors.