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September 21, 2018

Judge Barnes won’t allow a chapter 13 debtor’s counsel to be paid at the expense of secured creditors.

September 20, 2018

‘Value’ doesn’t mean ‘present value’ in Section 1325(b)(1)(A), Judge Lorch says.

September 19, 2018

Appeals court talks about discharging a debt when the issue is denial of discharge.

September 18, 2018

Third Circuit creates a high standard for revoking a vested contract right.

September 17, 2018

Constitutionally sufficient notice of a bar date may not preclude the use of a class proof of claim under Bankruptcy Rule 7023, Judge Hale says.

September 14, 2018

Courts are divided when an exemption claim collides with the government’s right of setoff.

September 13, 2018

Bankruptcy judge says a chapter 13 debtor receives ‘several benefits’ from paying 8% in commissions on mortgage payments through the trustee.

September 12, 2018

Chicago parking ticket cases to be resolved in the Seventh Circuit.

September 11, 2018

BAP opinion shows that contempt is virtually impossible to prove in the Ninth Circuit following Taggart.

September 10, 2018

Fourth Circuit disposes of a high-stakes appeal without oral argument in a terse, per curiam opinion incorporating the ‘reasons stated by the district court.’