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.
Holding two advanced degrees didn’t bar the discharge of student loans.