April 23, 2018
Courts are groping to define ‘personal use’ because Congress didn’t.
April 21, 2018
Courts are split on the status of inherited claims as estate property.
The deadline for objecting to discharge can be extended under Rule 4004(d) after the deadline has passed.
April 20, 2018
Perplexing opinion may only apply to the status of assets before bankruptcy.
Debtor’s counsel can’t recover prefiling expenses in a ‘no money down’ bankruptcy in the W.D. La.
April 19, 2018
Bankruptcy Judge Shelley C. Chapman skirts an arbitration agreement to allow discovery.
The rate of post-judgment interest on a nondischargeable debt depends on whether there was a judgment before or after filing, the Ninth Circuit BAP says.
April 18, 2018
The high court seemed primed to rule that a debt will be discharged despite an oral misrepresentation about one asset.
Holders of nondischargeable claims can be forced to accept pro rata payments during the life of the plan and collect the remainder only after discharge or dismissal, the BAP rules.
April 17, 2018
Bullard did not undermine the automatic appealability of orders granting or denying homestead exemptions.