July 22, 2019
Judge Collins discharges all but $23,900 among nine student loans totaling $154,000.
July 19, 2019
Seventh Circuit reverses and imposes the U.S. Trustee fee on ‘revolver sweeps,’ but Judge Huennekens rules that the fee increase violates two clauses in the Constitution.
July 18, 2019
To be nondischargeable, a stipulated judgment must lay out facts showing the debt was incurred by false representation or actual fraud.
July 17, 2019
Caselaw on disallowance of default interest is “murky,” Chief Judge Norton says.
July 16, 2019
Idaho judge seems to disagree with the Second Circuit’s ruling that a chapter 12 debtor can surrender less than all of the collateral to confirm a plan.
July 15, 2019
The Ninth Circuit BAP follows a Pennsylvania bankruptcy court decision with facts more similar than those in Ninth Circuit precedent.
July 12, 2019
Long Island’s Judge Grossman follows the Third Circuit by finding limitations on the Rooker-Feldman doctrine.
July 11, 2019
Some lower courts don’t allow chapter 13 plan payments after five years, but two circuits do.
July 10, 2019
Mississippi’s Judge Samson writes a treatise on the priorities between a secured lender and the provider of a payment and performance bond.
July 9, 2019
Circuits are split on whether a tax refund presumptively goes to the subsidiary that created the losses giving rise to the refund.