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Refunds by Creditors After Chapter 13 Discharge Go to Creditors, Not the Debtor

The logic of Harris v. Viegelahn doesn’t mean that chapter 13 debtors receive distributions refunded by creditors.

Judge Revokes a ‘Nationwide’ Firm’s Right to Practice in Virginia Bankruptcy Court

Local lawyers were also caught up in the maelstrom caused by a ‘nationwide’ firm that skirted bankruptcy law and rules.

Disability-Care Payments Are Excluded from Calculation of ‘Disposable Income’

Government payments to care for disabled adults go to parents, not creditors, judge rules.

Pro Se Debtors Entitled to Different Notice Before Sua Sponte Dismissal

Pro se debtors must be told explicitly of the right to request a hearing.

Courts Spilt on Offsetting Government’s Non-Tax Claim Against a Tax Refund

Automatic stay bars collecting a debt by offsetting a tax refund.

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