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Wisconsin Judge Slashes Quarterly Fees to the U.S. Trustee Program

Judge Furay interprets ‘disbursements’ not to include the daily sweep of a collection account in a revolving credit.

Another Bankruptcy Judge Disregards Student Loans on Chapter 13 Eligibility

Student loan debtor ineligible for chapter 7 may pursue chapter 13 even with too much unsecured debt, Judge Catherine J. Furay says.

Courts Split on Allowing Individual Debtors to Retain Wages on Conversion from 11 to 7

Question left open in Harris v. Viegelahn decided against debtor in chapter 11.

Arbitration Agreement Cannot Include Waiver of Dischargeability

On dischargeability, post-filing waivers work, but pre-filing ones don’t.