In South Carolina, taking title to property jointly with a spouse can be an avoidable gift under the Statute of Elizabeth.
Reversing the bankruptcy court, the district court decided that a local rule did not bar bifurcated fee arrangements altogether.
Treaties disagree on whether interest is required in 100% chapter 13 plans when the debtor is not devoting all disposable income to the plan.
Debtor accepted a bar to refiling to avoid dismissal with prejudice of her chapter 13 case.
Counsel sanctioned $10,000 for making allegations about an intentional or malicious stay violation without having performed an investigation to justify the claims.
A chapter 13 debtor was permitted to make a fraction of the pension contributions permitted by the IRS Code.
Eventually, the Supreme Court will decide whether bankruptcy is a unique exception to the general rule that arbitration agreements are rigorously enforced.
Dealing with the debt left over from a defunct business is enough to qualify as a small business debtor under the new subchapter V of chapter 11, Judge Burris rules.
Courts are split on the question of whether the incorporation of AAA rules by reference allows arbitrators to decide threshold questions of arbitrability and validity of an agreement to arbitrate.
Chapter 13 plan shouldn’t end up increasing student loan debt, judge implies.