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June 26, 2018

Arizona judge declines to expand Harris v. Viegelahn to cases when conversion precedes confirmation.

June 25, 2018

Newly appointed Circuit Judge Willett has a way with words.
Ninth Circuit gives short shrift to a man who continues defying an order to turn over $1.4 million of estate property.

June 22, 2018

Lower courts are split on whether terminating a nonresidential lease for default means there is no automatic stay.
Federal student loan proceeds were never the parents’ property and thus could not be recovered by a trustee.

June 21, 2018

BAP agrees with Title Max that pawned property drops out of an estate automatically when state law does not require notice.
Fifth Circuit goes along with the Second and Eleventh by holding that supplying “necessaries” isn’t enough to justify a maritime lien.

June 20, 2018

Prepetition judgments for attorneys’ fees are not sacrosanct in bankruptcy.

June 19, 2018

Fifth Circuit’s liberal rule on allowing an informal proof of claim is interpreted liberally.

June 18, 2018

Courts are split on the interpretation of BAPCPA’s treatment of automatically rejected leases in chapter 7.