FDCPA suit must begin within one year of the filing of a time-barred claim.
Contempt and FDCPA claims can coexist in one suit in district court.
Georgia judge parts with ‘overwhelming majority’ of decisions precluding balloon payments.
Courts split on giving trustees the IRS’ 10-year statute of limitations for avoidance actions.
For serial filers, automatic stay held to terminate only on the debtor’s property.
Try garnishment, not contempt, to collect support from a chapter 13 debtor.
BAPCPA didn’t end all restraints on the collection of child support, Eleventh Circuit holds.
$50,000 in punitive damages held excessive when actual damages were $1,500.
Simple mistake mushrooms into $50,000 in punitive damages for stay violation.
Evading payment of a debt is a valid use of chapter 7, Florida judge rules.