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Parties to a Civil Union Held Eligible to File a Joint Petition

Chicago judge takes stand for the equality of same-sex couples.

Claims Located in the U.S. Make a Foreign Debtor Eligible for Chapter 15

The Second Circuit’s Barnet opinion on Section 109(a)’s requirement of property in the U.S. is satisfied by claims located in the U.S.

Another Bankruptcy Judge Disregards Student Loans on Chapter 13 Eligibility

Student loan debtor ineligible for chapter 7 may pursue chapter 13 even with too much unsecured debt, Judge Catherine J. Furay says.

Filed and Unfiled Claims Not Aggregated for Chapter 12 Eligibility, BAP Holds

Courts are split on aggregating filed and non-filed claims in calculating chapter 12 eligibility.
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