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August 23, 2016

Bad result for a broker may have been avoided by raising other issues in the First Circuit.
Unusual facts permit no exception to rigid rules on appellate jurisdiction.

August 19, 2016

Evidence Rule 701 requires the homeowner’s opinion on value, not someone else’s.

August 18, 2016

A ‘profound impact’ on an estate does not by itself result in a ‘core’ claim.
Showing intentional violation of court order isn’t enough for nondischargeability.

August 17, 2016

Intentional tort concepts imposed on proceedings for contempt of the automatic stay.

August 16, 2016

‘Related to’ jurisdiction arises only if unsecured creditors are affected, judge holds.
Try garnishment, not contempt, to collect support from a chapter 13 debtor.

August 15, 2016

BAPCPA didn’t end all restraints on the collection of child support, Eleventh Circuit holds.
Delaware’s Judge Kevin Gross declines to follow prior decision by visiting judge.