9th Circuit

Purchaser of Life Insurance Policy Can Be Sued for Fraudulent Transfer

Ninth Circuit gets it right on life insurance policies being property of the estate.
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Circuit Holds that Possession Alone Is No Grounds for Alleging a Stay Violation

Debatable Ninth Circuit opinion begs for rehearing en banc or for certiorari petition.
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Trustee Not Required to Investigate Claimed Exemption for Timely Fraud Objection

BAP makes life easier on trustee in objecting to exemptions.
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Stripped-Off Mortgages Don’t Count Toward Chapter 13 Unsecured Debt Limits

Ninth Circuit BAP removes another potential barrier to using “chapter 20.”
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Ninth Circuit BAP Splits with Three Circuits on Dischargeablity of Tax Debts

Gutsy Ninth Circuit BAP importunes the Supreme Court to rule on late-filed tax returns.
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Ninth Circuit Won’t Protect Purchasers with Equitable Mootness

The Ninth Circuit provides another reason to avoid reorganizing on the west coast.
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