Tennessee Eastern District

As if by Magic, Section 1412 Transforms an Improper Venue into a Proper Venue

A judge sitting in a proper venue may transfer venue to a district that was improper originally.

Still No Universal Test for Bifurcating an Auto Loan in Chapter 13

Courts are groping to define ‘personal use’ because Congress didn’t.

Tennessee Judge Rules Back Child Support Is Not Estate Property

Courts are split on whether child support arrears are estate property.

Jevic Applied to Ordinary Settlements in the Midst of a Chapter 11 Case

Tennessee judge says Jevic tightened rules for approval of settlements.

Courts Split on Chapter 13 Debtors’ Rights under Section 108(b)

Chattanooga judge takes pity on a debtor about to lose her home in a tax sale.