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February 5, 2018

Courts are also split on whether a five-year plan begins on confirmation or on the first chapter 13 plan payment.

February 2, 2018

Judge refuses to issue declaratory judgments about Puerto Rico’s use of tax revenues.
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Second Circuit approves a stay-violation defense in a nonprecedential opinion.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.