July 9, 2021
Courts are split on whether a debtor may amend a chapter 13 plan to cure post-petition defaults on a principal residence.
July 8, 2021
Bankruptcy Judge Garrity didn’t impose a good faith filing requirement onto foreign main recognition of a chapter 15 case.
July 7, 2021
A standard provision in a trust indenture meant no recovery for the indenture trustee’s attorneys.
July 6, 2021
Judge Harner does the best she can to ease the burden imposed on a debtor by student loans.
July 2, 2021
In Pennsylvania, a gaming license isn’t ‘property.’ It’s a revocable license that can’t be owned.
July 1, 2021
Closing a chapter 11 case after confirmation to avoid U.S. Trustee fees won’t be necessary if the ruling by Judge Sontchi holds up.
June 30, 2021
Two judges appointed to the Ninth Circuit by President Trump disagree about the ability of a creditor to enforce the automatic stay for its benefit or to protect the estate.
June 29, 2021
Supreme Court narrows Spokeo by holding that violation of a statute won’t always give rise to standing and the right to sue for damages.
June 28, 2021
Although the arbitrator didn’t explicitly find willful and malicious injury, the nature of a successful claim for sexual discrimination supplied the required findings for nondischargeability.
June 25, 2021
Courts are continuing to grapple with bifurcated fee arrangements allowing chapter 7 debtors to pay the entire fee after filing.