December 6, 2018
Pet insurance and proceeds are exempt, even above the value of the pet.
December 5, 2018
Lying about herpes resulted in a nondischargeable debt for fraud and battery.
December 4, 2018
A tenant with a rejected lease retains ‘recoupment’ rights in addition to the protections in Section 365(h).
December 3, 2018
District judge in Brooklyn overturns the bankruptcy court and again exposes colleges and universities to the receipt of fraudulent transfers when insolvent parents pay their childrens’ tuition.
November 30, 2018
A lawyer was personally assessed $257,000 in sanctions for failure to disclose that his client had sold its $14 million claim.
November 29, 2018
Vigorous dissent argues that the majority misread Ninth Circuit precedent in barring a debtor from exempting post-petition appreciation in a homestead.
November 28, 2018
Delaware district judge reads Supreme Court’s Travelers opinion as requiring the allowance of post-petition contractual claims for attorneys’ fees.
November 27, 2018
Supreme Court’s Epic decision may end up forcing debtors to arbitrate dischargeability of loans.
November 26, 2018
A reversal in the Second Circuit would mean that trustees can recover from subsequent recipients of fraudulent transfers, even if the subsequent transfers were made abroad.
November 21, 2018
Achieving a ‘good result’ is no reason to disregard a command in the Bankruptcy Court.