Debtor’s counsel can’t recover prefiling expenses in a ‘no money down’ bankruptcy in the W.D. La.
Circuits are split on requiring use of leased equipment before allowing an administrative claim.
Confirmation order cannot turn someone else’s property into estate property.
Fifth Circuit refuses to adopt chapter 13 valuation timing to chapter 11 cramdowns.
The distributive share to co-owners is not fixed as of the filing date under Section 363(j).
Selling a home after filing chapter 7 does not destroy the homestead exemption.
District judge changes local practice in the bankruptcy court on interim awards in chapter 13.
The exaction for failure to purchase health insurance under the ACA is a tax for constitutional purposes but not a tax under the Bankruptcy Code, New Orleans judge rules.
Opinion ostensibly leaves a debtor without recourse for a supplier’s post-petition breach occurring before rejection.
In the Fifth Circuit, chapter 7 trustees lock in higher compensation.