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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.

August 13, 2018

Ninth Circuit BAP explains when the holder of a nondischargeable claim can be enjoined from collecting during the life of an individual’s chapter 11 plan.

August 10, 2018

Puerto Rico’s toll road bonds don’t have statutory liens, circuit court rules.