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February 2, 2018

Overlay divorce and bankruptcy, and you’ve got a big mess.

February 1, 2018

District court second-guesses the sufficiency of evidence that the bankruptcy court found sufficient.
Sovereign immunity protects a tribe even after successful veil piercing.

January 31, 2018

Eighth Circuit sides with the Third: ‘Reasonably ascertainable,’ not ‘reasonably foreseeable,’ determines which creditors are entitled to actual notice.
There is no implied assumption of an executory employment contract under the Bankruptcy Code.

January 30, 2018

In the Fifth Circuit, chapter 7 trustees lock in higher compensation.
Second Circuit approves a stay-violation defense in a nonprecedential opinion.

January 29, 2018

New York judge rules that the IRS Handbook is not controlling on auto expenses for the means test.
Circuits are split on requiring a judgment before suing a subsequent transferee.

January 26, 2018

Objection is not required to bar a discharge to an individual who received a chapter 7 discharge within eight years.