Consumer Bankruptcy

Maryland Decision Shows the Hardship Imposed on Debtors by Student Loans

Judge Harner does the best she can to ease the burden imposed on a debtor by student loans.

Supreme Court Majority Deals a Blow to Enforcement of Consumer Protection Laws

Supreme Court narrows Spokeo by holding that violation of a statute won’t always give rise to standing and the right to sue for damages.

Eighth Circuit BAP Approves the Amount of Bifurcated Fees Paid After Filing

Courts are continuing to grapple with bifurcated fee arrangements allowing chapter 7 debtors to pay the entire fee after filing.