Constitutionally sufficient notice of a bar date may not preclude the use of a class proof of claim under Bankruptcy Rule 7023, Judge Hale says.
Required records and authenticated documents already known to exist are not protected from production by the privilege against self-incrimination.
Fifth Circuit notches a victory for chapter 13 debtors retaining mobile homes.
Fifth Circuit Draws on Harris v. Viegelahn to revest all property in the chapter 13 debtor on dismissal.
A creditor’s expenses in removing its equipment after contract rejection is not entitled to administrative status.
Merely pleading a false statement under oath won’t beat a motion to dismiss for failure to state a claim, Fifth Circuit says.
News flash: Louisiana law is different!
Newly appointed Circuit Judge Willett has a way with words.
Fifth Circuit goes along with the Second and Eleventh by holding that supplying “necessaries” isn’t enough to justify a maritime lien.