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Courts Can’t Sanction Debt Collectors for Filing Stale Claims after Midland Funding

The Code or rules must change to bar debt collectors from filing stale claims, Judge Dow says.

An Interest Not a Lien Under State Law May Be a Lien Under the Bankruptcy Code

Bankruptcy law definition of a ‘lien’ is broader than state law.

Debtor’s Consent Judgment Doesn’t Result in Automatically Allowed Claim

Clever strategy failed to limit a debtor’s personal liability.

Even Without a Mediation Privilege, Mediation Statement Is Protected from Discovery

Work product and opinion privileges protect mediation statement from discovery.