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New Jersey Judges Side with the Minority on Turnover of Repossessed Autos

Split deepens regarding failure to return a repossessed auto as an automatic stay violation.

Tax Sales Can Be Avoided as Preferences, New Jersey District Judge Rules

Not a true public sale, a tax foreclosure in New Jersey can be attacked as a preference without implicating concerns about federalism.

Tax Sales Can Be Avoided as Preferences, New Jersey Judge Rules

Federalism concerns do not protect tax foreclosures like they do mortgage foreclosures, Judge Gravelle says.

Each Third Party Release Must Be Economically Justified, District Judge Holds

Small case is making big Third Circuit law on confirmation of chapter 11 plans.

Recent Decisions Bar Cramdown on Mixed-Use Principal Residences

Newark and Buffalo judges read 1322(b)(2) narrowly and in favor of mortgage lenders.

Clark v. Rameker’s Gaping Loophole Allows Debtors to Retain Inherited IRAs

State law overrides ‘significant policy concerns’ in Supreme Court decision.

Unpaid Condominium Fees Cannot Be Stripped Off in New Jersey

Condos in New Jersey get better protection from the court than from the state legislature.