Mediation can result in a binding settlement even without a written agreement.
Assuming service was properly effected, Judge Martin Glenn views Wellness International as permitting bankruptcy courts to enter final default judgments in all adversary proceedings.
Firm allowed to drop a creditor-client and represent the debtor in chapter 11.
New York bankruptcy judge approves retention of a crisis manger under Section 363(b) who might be disqualified under Section 327(a).
Arbitration agreement doesn’t preclude discovery in chapter 15, district judge rules.
Clever pleading failed to evade an anti-suit injunction entered as part of a settlement.
Federal student loan proceeds were never the parents’ property and thus could not be recovered by a trustee.
Notions of equity go out the window when the issue is maritime liens.
Section 502(b)(4) shields debtors from overreaching lawyers in a new context.
Courts split on the dischargeability of debts incurred in the course of divorce or separation.