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Sovereign Immunity Doesn’t Insulate States from Lien Stripping

For three independent reasons, Judge Taddonio rules that states are not immune from stripping down or stripping off tax liens.

‘Treasury Offset Program’ Can’t Be Used After Bankruptcy, Judge Volk Rules

Bankruptcy Judge Volk, nominated for the district court, rules in favor of the debtor on a question dividing the courts.

Payments Under the NFL’s Brain Injury Settlement Are Held Exempt on Appeal

Former NFL players with neurological impairment can file bankruptcy and exempt payments under league’s concussion settlement.

A Judgment Lien on Entireties Property Is Avoidable in Missouri, Eighth Circuit Says

A judicial lien impairing an exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
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A Pending Sale Contract Doesn’t Obliterate a Homestead Exemption in Chapter 7

New York court delves into issues covered by the Fifth Circuit in Hawk and DeBerry.

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