Eighth Circuit may have rejected blanket disallowance of exemptions for retirement accounts transferred in divorce.
Eighth Circuit was compelled to overrule its own precedent that permitted the bankruptcy court to bar a debtor from amending schedules based on bad faith.
Continuing the business after buying the assets from the lender at a foreclosure sale doesn’t bring successor liability.
Appeals court laudably provides guidance for lower courts by ruling on the merits of a chapter 11 plan and not dismissing an appeal for being equitably moot.
Judge Collins discharges all but $23,900 among nine student loans totaling $154,000.
Caselaw on disallowance of default interest is “murky,” Chief Judge Norton says.
A judicial lien impairing an exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
Super priority claims are not created under Section 503(b) and therefore don’t take a back seat to chapter 7 administrative claims.
The government doesn’t violate the automatic stay by refusing to reinstate a driver’s license suspended for failure to pay traffic fines, Judge Surratt-States says.
BAP expands Clark v. Rameker to cover IRAs transferred in a divorce proceeding.