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April 22, 2016

Discharge denial is enough sanction for a debtor who doesn’t cooperate with the trustee.
Chapter 13 debtor lawyers are paid when cases dismiss rather than convert.

April 21, 2016

Buffalo case begs for circuit court ruling to set up a circuit conflict and cert petition.
Loss of 2,000 jobs doesn’t tile the scales away from contract rejection.

April 20, 2016

Bullard gives bankruptcy judge more ammunition to stymie secured creditors.
Lender needs more than Blue Book value to win a valuation trial.

April 19, 2016

Unartful complaint didn’t prove fatal on a change-of-venue motion.

April 18, 2016

Not knowing a cause of action exists sometimes keeps a tort claim out of the estate.

April 16, 2016

High court should revisit Kelly v. Robinson from 1986, circuit court says.
New York judges narrowly define ‘educational benefit’ to discharge student loans.