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.
Eighth Circuit insulates parishes and church schools from substantive consolidation.
Bankruptcy courts have constitutional power to sanction for actions occurring during administration of a bankruptcy case.
Courts are split on the status of inherited claims as estate property.
Eighth Circuit sides with the Third: ‘Reasonably ascertainable,’ not ‘reasonably foreseeable,’ determines which creditors are entitled to actual notice.
Judge issues a tongue-lashing for a three-year reorganization that rewards lawyers but pays nothing so far to sexual abuse claimants.
The Code or rules must change to bar debt collectors from filing stale claims, Judge Dow says.