Large judgment for future rent made debtors ineligible for chapter 13.
After waiting six months, bankruptcy court may rule on a debtor’s ‘innocent spouse’ claim.
Do ‘deemed allowed’ claims have res judicata effect in ‘asset’ cases?
Test case on preferences deepens a circuit split and lays the groundwork for certiorari.
Community property homestead rights are lost if only one spouse files bankruptcy.
Ninth Circuit BAP is a better venue for individuals converting from ‘11’ to ‘7.’
Judge Higginbotham has been busy writing important opinions.
Circuit Judge Higginbotham sees arbitration as an instrument of fraud.
Conclusory allegation about insolvency doesn’t overcome a 10-K showing solvency.
Decisions by Circuit Judge Posner and Houston’s Judge Isgur don’t line up.