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August 24, 2018

The Third and Seventh Circuits agree on a concept that limits a debtor’s ability to recover accrued Social Security benefits that are set off before bankruptcy.

August 23, 2018

Additional judgment enforcement remedies under the Bankruptcy Code don’t justify an involuntary petition.

August 22, 2018

Fifth Circuit notches a victory for chapter 13 debtors retaining mobile homes.

August 21, 2018

The circuits agree on a method for calculating an exemption impairment that disadvantages debtors.

August 20, 2018

Two circuits and a BAP now invoke ‘equitable mootness’ to dismiss appeals from orders confirming chapter 9 municipal debt adjustment plans.

August 17, 2018

Judge Thorne rules that exceptions to the automatic stay do not allow the City of Chicago to retain possession of impounded cars.
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August 16, 2018

Eleventh Circuit abandons the notion that new value must remain unpaid to offset a preference.

August 15, 2018

Venue in the bankruptcy court is ok for suits brought under a liquidating plan.

August 14, 2018

Judge Lynch of Tacoma follows Idaho’s Judge Pappas in determining the size of a ‘household’ when someone is a part-time resident.