BAP Pushes Back Against Kelly on the Dischargeability of Disciplinary Costs

The Ninth Circuit BAP rebelled against the Supreme Court’s departure from the statute in Kelly v. Robinson on dischargeability under Section 523(a)(7).

Fourth Circuit Broadly Defines Restitutions that Aren’t Discharged in Chapter 13

The federal appeals court brushed aside technicalities under state criminal law in deciding that an order for restitution was not discharged under Section 1328(a)(3).

Corporate Debts in Sub V Can Be Nondischargeable, Judge Says, Differing with His BAP

Bankruptcy Judge Hercher agreed with the results in the Fourth and Fifth Circuits but disagreed with some of the appeals courts’ logic.