Delaying confirmation wasn’t grounds to abstain.
Chapter 11 committees achieve standing more readily than chapter 13 debtors.
Massachusetts judge explores the circuit split on barring creditors’ direct claims against non-bankrupt third parties.
Caulkett did not bar chapter 13 lien stripping, Massachusetts judge holds.
Requiring prompt filing of a foreclosure deed is not absurd, Massachusetts judge says.
District judge hopes novel theories of equity will permit forced vesting.
Trustee evaded a release by suing on an actual creditor’s claim under Section 544(b).
Novel theory fails to persuade Boston judge to discharge taxes from late-filed returns.
‘Plain meaning’ permits discharge of some tax penalties.
Massachusetts judges disagree on ‘forced vesting’ in chapter 13 plan.