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April 26, 2018

The Second Circuit’s Barnet opinion on Section 109(a)’s requirement of property in the U.S. is satisfied by claims located in the U.S.

April 25, 2018

An unreasonable but good faith, subjective belief that there is no injunction bars a finding of contempt in the Ninth Circuit.

April 24, 2018

Not a true public sale, a tax foreclosure in New Jersey can be attacked as a preference without implicating concerns about federalism.

April 23, 2018

Courts are groping to define ‘personal use’ because Congress didn’t.

April 21, 2018

Courts are split on the status of inherited claims as estate property.
The deadline for objecting to discharge can be extended under Rule 4004(d) after the deadline has passed.

April 20, 2018

Perplexing opinion may only apply to the status of assets before bankruptcy.
Debtor’s counsel can’t recover prefiling expenses in a ‘no money down’ bankruptcy in the W.D. La.

April 19, 2018

Bankruptcy Judge Shelley C. Chapman skirts an arbitration agreement to allow discovery.
The rate of post-judgment interest on a nondischargeable debt depends on whether there was a judgment before or after filing, the Ninth Circuit BAP says.