Opinion doesn’t cite contrary Ninth Circuit and BAP authority permitting ‘chapter 20.’
Judge Lafferty lays out the standards for specific personal jurisdiction over a foreign defendant who received stolen property.
Bankruptcy Judge Barash construes local rules to avoid invalidating a right to a jury trial.
Jewel has now been formally rejected in New York and California. Washington, D.C. is next.
How to ruin a good case: have your adversary arrested during mediation.
A security retainer held by a foreign liquidator’s U.S. counsel satisfies the chapter 15 requirement of property in the U.S.
Objection is not required to bar a discharge to an individual who received a chapter 7 discharge within eight years.
California judge won’t bar the debtor from settling for more than the original $6 million in compensatory damages while forsaking $40 million in punitive damages earmarked for public interest groups.
Judges uses Section 329(a) to vacate a contingency lien for more than the value of the lawyer’s services.
Differing state laws govern the exemption of tax refunds for individuals.