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Third Circuit Importuned to Rule on Survival of the Solvent-Debtor Exception
Sticking to her guns, Bankruptcy Judge Mary Walrath rules that the solvent-debtor exception was abrogated by the adoption of the Bankruptcy Code, but certifies a direct appeal to the Court of Appeals.
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Ninth Circuit Splits on Avoiding and Preserving a Lien on Exempt Property
The Ninth Circuit dissenter interpreted the statute to mean that the debtor must pay a tax lien twice if the lien was avoided and preserved.
Possibly Dicta, the Fifth Circuit Disallows Make-Wholes
Creating a circuit split, the Fifth Circuit holds that the solvent-debtor exception to the allowance of post-petition interest survived adoption of the Bankruptcy Code.