A trust designed to defeat the claims of creditors can sometimes hold up in bankruptcy.
Courts are groping to define ‘personal use’ because Congress didn’t.
Holders of nondischargeable claims can be forced to accept pro rata payments during the life of the plan and collect the remainder only after discharge or dismissal, the BAP rules.
Courts are split on whether child support arrears are estate property.
Courts are split on aggregating filed and non-filed claims in calculating chapter 12 eligibility.
The parties’ wishes are insufficient to justify sealing.
A defense that fails the ‘laugh test’ still beats a summary judgment motion, district judge says.
Sovereign immunity protects a tribe even after successful veil piercing.
‘Stay and pay’ may not be permissible, but the remedies can be toothless.
If creditors want more information about a lawsuit to pursue after confirmation, they must ask for it.