If a chapter 13 plan was mistakenly five years, no cause is required to shorten it to three years.
Strict adherence to Michigan law required for ownership of an automobile.
Findings of fact determine whether bankruptcy court can enter a final order.
Personal financial stake required before creditor can file discharge complaint.
Section 523(a)(7) interpreted narrowly in a fee-shifting dispute.
Otherwise-valueless exemptions might get value, depending on the outcome of Jevic.
Detroit judge makes auto lease assumption valid without parallel reaffirmation.
Discharge denial is enough sanction for a debtor who doesn’t cooperate with the trustee.
Plan can’t cause default on a home mortgage to pay a debtor’s lawyer first.
Bankruptcy judges can be the government’s best collection agents.