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Colorado Judge Differs with Two Circuits on Chapter 13 Payments Beyond Five Years

Courts are also split on whether a five-year plan begins on confirmation or on the first chapter 13 plan payment.
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Courts Divided on Electric Service as ‘Goods’ Under Section 503(b)(9)

Judge relies on physics in ruling that electricity qualifies as ‘goods.’
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Student Loans to Advance a Career Are Classified as Non-Consumer

Difficult to discharge, student loans are more easily classified as non-consumer for the presumptive abuse test.
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All Punitive Sanctions in Bankruptcy Governed by One Standard in the Tenth Circuit

Ability to pay is one factor in imposing sanctions for misconduct.
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Broad Statements in Harris Arguably Override Bankruptcy Code Section 1326(a)(2)

Did Justice Ginsburg go too far by holding that nothing in chapter 13 applies on conversion to chapter 7?
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