Appeals courts won’t allow bankruptcy to shield debtors from paying parking tickets and fines incurred in the course of a chapter 13 case.
The lawyer whose waiver led to Wellness International avoided malpractice by the skin of his teeth.
Indiana bankruptcy and district judges rule that secured lenders are only entitled to ‘adequate protection’ until the debtor’s counsel’s allowed fees have been paid in full.
Seventh Circuit splits with other circuits on basis for jurisdiction to determine the amount of a tax.
Seventh Circuit holds that a financing statement is sufficient if it describes collateral by reference to an unattached security agreement.
On an appeal involving contempt of the discharge injunction, would the circuit court have reached a different conclusion by employing the standard under Taggart?
A judicial lien impairing a homestead exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
Seventh Circuit reverses and imposes the U.S. Trustee fee on ‘revolver sweeps,’ but Judge Huennekens rules that the fee increase violates two clauses in the Constitution.
On an issue dividing the courts, the Seventh Circuit rules that an obligation to repay a domestic support obligation is a dischargeable debt, not a nondischargeable DSO.
Disagreeing with the Tenth and D.C. Circuits and siding with four other circuits, the Seventh Circuit rules that passively holding estate property violates the automatic stay.