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.
Judge Flatley avoids taking sides in the Second/Third Circuit split.
Courts are divided when an exemption claim collides with the government’s right of setoff.
Bankruptcy judge says a chapter 13 debtor receives ‘several benefits’ from paying 8% in commissions on mortgage payments through the trustee.
Fourth Circuit disposes of a high-stakes appeal without oral argument in a terse, per curiam opinion incorporating the ‘reasons stated by the district court.’