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Filing a Timely Extension Motion Won’t Extend a Deadline Without an Order

Creditors’ lawyers shot themselves in the foot by having the bankruptcy judge moot a motion for an extension of the dischargeability deadline.

Fifth Circuit Allowed an Extension of the Discharge Deadline After the Deadline Had Passed

The equitable power under Section 105(a) permits extending the discharge objection deadline when the court makes a mistake.
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Lack of Familiarity with PACER Is No Excuse for a Late Filing

Filing with PACER should be left to the experts, by which we mean paralegals.
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Discharge Is Enforceable Only in the Issuing District, Fifth Circuit Says

Fifth Circuit bars nationwide class actions to enforce the discharge injunction. However, the appeals court ruled that private student loans are dischargeable.
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