The bankruptcy court was accorded wide discretion in deciding how to treat a $5.2 million loan that was neither disclosed to nor approved by the bankruptcy court.
A debtor with negative disposable income was forced to go through two trials and three appeals to discharge student loans.
Under unusual circumstances, a two-year delay in completing service of process was not fatal in the Eleventh Circuit.
Eleventh Circuit limits its own precedent to say that pawn lenders aren’t entirely immune from bankruptcy.
Judge Vaughan explains why a foreign debtor isn’t required to have a presence in the U.S. before the debtor’s foreign representatives can win recognition under chapter 15.
Paying more to the sole creditor in the only accepting class unfairly discriminated against other unsecured creditors, Judge Jennemann said.
Courts are split on whether a claim is discharged if it was scheduled after the bar date but in time to receive a distribution.
Although disqualified and removed for an undisclosed conflict, the trustee was not removed in all other cases.
The oversight of a distribution by a chapter 7 trustee (and the attendant expense) isn’t required when a debtor liquidates the assets in Subchapter V of chapter 11.
Judge Callaway explains when a debtor keeps insurance proceeds and when it goes to creditors under a chapter 13 plan.