Creditors’ lawyers shot themselves in the foot by having the bankruptcy judge moot a motion for an extension of the dischargeability deadline.
The equitable power under Section 105(a) permits extending the discharge objection deadline when the court makes a mistake.
Filing with PACER should be left to the experts, by which we mean paralegals.
Fifth Circuit bars nationwide class actions to enforce the discharge injunction. However, the appeals court ruled that private student loans are dischargeable.