May 15, 2018
Judge Lafferty lays out the standards for specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant who received stolen property.
May 14, 2018
Testimony that’s not credible can be a ‘false oath’ leading to a denial of discharge.
May 11, 2018
Ninth Circuit opinion is prime for Supreme Court review regarding the extent of a bankruptcy court’s contempt powers.
May 10, 2018
Payments made after threats and demands are not eligible for the ‘ordinary course’ preference defense.
Practice point: Be sure that a chapter 13 discharge excepts debtor’s unpaid counsel fees.
May 9, 2018
To suffice as an objection to exemption, a complaint must be filed within 30 days of the creditors’ meeting.
Bankruptcy Judge Barash construes local rules to avoid invalidating a right to a jury trial.
May 8, 2018
Fourth Circuit avoids a result that would have left some debtors ineligible for any exemptions.
Seventh Circuit is averse to creating remedies under Section 105, Bankruptcy Judge Hollis says.
May 7, 2018
A trust designed to defeat the claims of creditors can sometimes hold up in bankruptcy.