August 8, 2019
BAP reversed the bankruptcy court’s ruling that personal liability on a discharged debt was resurrected in ‘chapter 20.
August 7, 2019
A judicial lien impairing a homestead exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
August 6, 2019
Dissenter in the First Circuit recommends that the Supreme Court hear and reverse an opinion allowing Puerto Rico to withhold payments from bondholders.
August 5, 2019
Reasonableness of breakup fee is measured by the total contract price, not the amount retained by the debtor.
August 2, 2019
Fifth Circuit now says that student loans must ‘impose intolerable difficulties’ to be dischargeable.
August 1, 2019
Appeals court holds that a specific request from the debtor isn’t required to justify allowance of an ‘admin’ claim.
July 31, 2019
Judge Garrity in New York adopts a narrow view of ‘commercial information’ that may be redacted in a court filing.
July 30, 2019
There is no prohibited double recovery from multiple defendants, the appeals courts says, until the trustee has recovered cash equaling the value of the fraudulently transferred property.
July 29, 2019
An Alabama case shows how Taggart heightened the pleading standards for a complaint alleging a violation of the discharge injunction.
July 26, 2019
A ‘runoff’ policy purchased after filing is a continuation of a pre-bankruptcy policy, district judge says.