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Overpaying a DSO Doesn’t Result in a Nondischargeable Debt, Seventh Circuit Holds

On an issue dividing the courts, the Seventh Circuit rules that an obligation to repay a domestic support obligation is a dischargeable debt, not a nondischargeable DSO.
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Failure to Appeal Confirmation Bars Claims to Estate Property, Fifth Circuit Holds

A plan’s declaration that disputed property belongs to the debtor’s estate must be challenged before confirmation becomes final.
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Religious Contributions Not Considered in Dischargeability of Student Loans

First Amendment doesn’t compel deduction of religious contributions in finding an ‘undue hardship’ justifying the discharge of student loans.

Bankruptcy Judge Says Espinosa Overrules Eleventh Circuit Precedent

A chapter 13 plan that improperly modifies a home mortgage remains binding unless the lender has objected to confirmation.

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