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Interest at the State Rate Applies to Pre-Petition Judgments Found Nondischargeable

The rate of post-judgment interest on a nondischargeable debt depends on whether there was a judgment before or after filing, the Ninth Circuit BAP says.

Supreme Court Holds Argument in Lamar, Archer & Cofrin on Dischargeability

The high court seemed primed to rule that a debt will be discharged despite an oral misrepresentation about one asset.

Challenging Student Loans Permissible Six Years after Discharge

Destitute debtor allowed to challenge student loans six years after a chapter 7 discharge.

Consumer Protection Claims by Governments Are Discharged in Chapter 11

Consumer protection claims brought by states are nondischargeable in chapter 11 only when the state has been the target of fraudulent representations.

Filing a Dischargeability Motion Rather Than a Complaint Is Not Fatal

Relation-back kicks in if an earlier motion contains the elements of a complaint.