Local or state bar groups should work up standard-form retainer agreements and disclosures to facilitate bifurcated fee arrangements.
Chapter 13 debtors lost an exemption in a new home after converting to chapter 7 because they didn’t follow the rules.
With deadlines already elapsed, Judge Grossman disagrees with three judges who allowed redesignation under subchapter V of chapter 11.
Florida judge largely agrees with a Delaware judge by holding that the increase in fees for the U.S. Trustee program is neither impermissibly retroactive nor unconstitutional, mostly speaking.
In matrimonial cases, courts find creative reasons for not avoiding a lien that impairs an exemption.
A subsequent transferee may be entitled to challenge a fraudulent transfer judgment from a prior suit against the initial transferee.
A chapter 13 plan that improperly modifies a home mortgage remains binding unless the lender has objected to confirmation.
Former NFL players with neurological impairment can file bankruptcy and exempt payments under league’s concussion settlement.
Lease-approval order held moot under Section 363(m) for lack of a stay pending appeal.
Courts are split on whether personal liability to produce suppliers results in a nondischargeable debt under Section 523(a)(4).