April 14, 2021
Fourth Circuit expands federal government’s setoff rights under the Treasury Offset Program.
April 13, 2021
Whether there had been a default before the chapter 13 filing was pivotal to the debtor’s right to retain a pawned car.
April 12, 2021
Bankruptcy removal statute doesn’t permit moving a suit in district court to the bankruptcy court in another district.
April 9, 2021
Incivility may be acceptable in matrimonial matters, but not when the lawyer represents a debtor.
April 8, 2021
Subordination agreement did not transfer voting rights, but prudential standing nevertheless barred the subordinated creditor from participating in confirmation, Judge Somers says.
April 7, 2021
The Supreme Court’s Midland Funding opinion was no defense to invocation of a Nevada statute shifting fees and compelling the creditor to pay the debtor’s costs in expunging stale claims.
April 6, 2021
If a case is dismissed, all assets revest in the debtor and nothing remains in the bankruptcy estate, not even undisclosed assets.
April 5, 2021
Creditors’ lawyers shot themselves in the foot by having the bankruptcy judge moot a motion for an extension of the dischargeability deadline.
April 2, 2021
Judge McNamara of Denver allowed chapter 13 debtors to keep all of a $46,500 personal injury settlement received before filing.
April 1, 2021
Another court strains to explain why costs incurred by disciplinary authorities were not in compensation for “actual pecuniary loss.”