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Another Case Shows the Need to Provide Remedies for Discharge Violations

Discharge was violated, but sanctions are likely out of reach.
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Ninth Circuit Takes a Hard Line Against Waiving Discharge Inadvertently

The Ninth Circuit may be backing off from Ybarra, a case that waives discharge for attorneys’ fees if the debtor ‘returns to the fray.’
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Eighth Circuit Applies Cap on Lease Claims to a Fraudulent Transfer Judgment

Appeals court had sympathy for the debtor by disallowing part but not all of a judgment for receipt of a fraudulent transfer with ‘actual intent.’
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Third Circuit Endorses an Alternative to Section 524(g) Trusts for Asbestos Cases

Appeals court says that using a trust for future asbestos claims rather than a bar order would be cheaper and avoid unnecessary litigation.
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