February 11, 2020
Almost $35,000 in actual and punitive damages was imposed on a judgment creditor and its collection law firm for failing to vacate a garnishment following notice of bankruptcy and discharge.
February 10, 2020
Delaware’s Judge Owens won’t allow perpetrators of a fraudulent transfer to benefit from avoiding the transfer.
February 7, 2020
First Circuit requires detailed fact-finding by the bankruptcy court on the credibility of witnesses and the elements of nondischargeability for false representations.
February 6, 2020
Judge Rodriguez holds servicer and lender liable under Rule 3002.1 and the FDCPA for making a claim for unpaid real estate taxes that had been paid.
February 5, 2020
First Circuit rules that an order finding a stay violation must be appealed before the bankruptcy court grants an award of attorneys’ fees.
February 4, 2020
Employer contributions to Puerto Rico’s retirement system did not qualify as ‘special revenues,’ with the result that bondholders’ liens were cut off on the filing date.
February 3, 2020
Michigan judges disagree about the court’s ability to consider Social Security benefits in deciding whether a chapter plan was proposed in good faith.
January 31, 2020
District judge decides that he lacked jurisdiction to enforce a cross-border protocol against foreign liquidators.
January 30, 2020
Careful drafting and copious documentation are required for a bifurcated fee arrangement to pass muster in chapter 7.
January 29, 2020
The one-year discovery clause in UFTA allows a debtor or trustee to file an avoidance suit even if the ordinary four-year statute has elapsed.