Local lawyers were also caught up in the maelstrom caused by a ‘nationwide’ firm that skirted bankruptcy law and rules.
Congress created a loophole in the hanging paragraph in Section 1325(a).
Sixth Circuit remains the only appeals court to preclude all pension contributions after a chapter 13 filing.
Virginia judge sides with Third Circuit to hold that ‘S’ status is not a corporate debtor’s property.
Equitable defenses can bar payment of interest on a fully secured claim, Fourth Circuit holds.
Chapter 13 plan shouldn’t end up increasing student loan debt, judge implies.
On dismissal before chapter 13 confirmation, the debtor gets undistributed funds, not a creditor with a valid state court levy.
Even if an exemption is lost after filing, a Code provision must bring property into the estate, Fourth Circuit holds.
Res judicata does not apply to ‘deemed allowed’ claims.