Ninth Circuit Joins the Fifth by Endorsing the ‘Snapshot Rule’ for Exemptions

By adopting a BAP opinion, the Ninth Circuit backed away from disallowing exemptions when a debtor disposes of exempt property after the filing date.

Debtors Win in District Court: They Can Avoid Judicial Liens on Impounded Cars

Car owners lost in Fulton but won when a Chicago district judge affirmed and ruled that debtors may avoid judicial liens on impounded cars.

Follow the Rules or Lose an Exemption in a New Home While in Chapter 13

Chapter 13 debtors lost an exemption in a new home after converting to chapter 7 because they didn’t follow the rules.