Judge Lafferty lays out the standards for specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant who received stolen property.
Practice point: Be sure that a chapter 13 discharge excepts debtor’s unpaid counsel fees.
Bankruptcy Judge Barash construes local rules to avoid invalidating a right to a jury trial.
To suffice as an objection to exemption, a complaint must be filed within 30 days of the creditors’ meeting.
To avoid having a discharge revoked, a debtor must either comply with the order or obtain a stay pending appeal.
A chapter 7 debtor’s postpetition legal malpractice claims are not estate property, BAP says.
An executive with a rejected contract must prove value to have an allowable administrative claim, 9th Circuit BAP says.
An unreasonable but good faith, subjective belief that there is no injunction bars a finding of contempt in the Ninth Circuit.
The deadline for objecting to discharge can be extended under Rule 4004(d) after the deadline has passed.
The rate of post-judgment interest on a nondischargeable debt depends on whether there was a judgment before or after filing, the Ninth Circuit BAP says.