Texas Northern District
Fairness and economic realities persuade Judge Jernigan to insulate a contractor from a preference claim.
Congress may have intended to preclude ‘stay and pay,’ but it didn’t succeed.
Judge in Dallas lays out the procedure for transferring venue from a district court to a bankruptcy court in another district.
Expert testimony might have given the creditor a market rate of interest, not a rate lower than inflation.
Where the courts are split for lack of specific statutory authority, Judge Robert Jones finds discretion to allow conversion from chapter 12 to chapter 11.
Constitutionally sufficient notice of a bar date may not preclude the use of a class proof of claim under Bankruptcy Rule 7023, Judge Hale says.
Terms of fee sharing must be disclosed in the retention application, not just in an exhibit.
Conversion to chapter 7 bars judicial estoppel on claim arising after filing.