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.
A divided Rhode Island Supreme Court ruled that an inherited IRA, not exempt under federal law, is exempt under state law.