Factors in permitting separate classification of debts include moral obligation and tangible benefit.
A joint check agreement signed in the preference window is a preference, two Virginia judges say.
Joining two other circuits, the Fourth Circuit now permits a chapter 13 debtor to strip down a short term home mortgage to the value of the property.
Plain language of Section 547 defeated what could have been an easily avoided preference.
Egregious behavior doesn’t always result in nondischargeability for willful and malicious injury.
Bankruptcy Judge Volk, nominated for the district court, rules in favor of the debtor on a question dividing the courts.
The logic of Harris v. Viegelahn doesn’t mean that chapter 13 debtors receive distributions refunded by creditors.
The circuits agree, but the lower courts disagree, on the allowance of post-petition attorneys’ fees based on contract.
Achieving a ‘good result’ is no reason to disregard a command in the Bankruptcy Court.
The addition of Section 362(b)(3) is held not to affect the ‘freeze rule’ with regard to lapsing security interests.