The First Circuit BAP evidently believes that a transfer occurred, even though an ordinary check wasn’t cashed.
Lower courts are split on whether an exempt asset is included in the calculation of “projected disposable income” in chapter 13.
A judicial lien may be avoided under Section 522(f) only if the lien attached after the debtor acquired the property.
Eighth Circuit may have rejected blanket disallowance of exemptions for retirement accounts transferred in divorce.
Michigan judges disagree about the court’s ability to consider Social Security benefits in deciding whether a chapter plan was proposed in good faith.
Now on the district court bench, then-Bankruptcy Judge Frank Volk was upheld in a tricky case involving the government’s right of setoff.
Pleas to injustice and unfairness failed to persuade the Seventh Circuit to depart from a state law exemption for wages.