Rule 9006(b) Permits Bankruptcy Courts to Extend Statutes of Limitations

Extending statutes of limitations does not affect ‘substantive’ rights, thus the Rules Enabling Act does not preclude a rule from allowing an extension, Judge Julie Manning says.

Dismissing a Divorce Action Didn’t Result in an Unauthorized, Post-Petition Transfer

An inchoate interest in property created by filing a divorce action doesn’t survive dismissal of the divorce action, the Tenth Circuit BAP says.