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Case Shows How Taggart Tilted the Scale Toward Lenders Accused of Contempt

An ambiguous demand letter violated the discharge injunction, but the lender was not held in contempt in light of Taggart.

If It’s Consensual, a Plan Can Discharge a Nondischargeable Debt

A debt that’s been paid in full under state law is discharged even if the debtor never receives a discharge, Judge Klein says.

BAP Opinion Shows How Taggart Changes the Outcome of Contempt Motions

Ninth Circuit BAP says that payment of a secured claim in full automatically terminates the underlying lien, even if the plan doesn’t say so explicitly.
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Sovereign Immunity Doesn’t Insulate States from Lien Stripping, District Court Says

States have no sovereign immunity defense to lien stripping, even if the state has not filed a proof of claim.

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