Bankruptcy Judge Martin Glenn imposed civil contempt sanctions for ignoring court orders over five years.
Tenth Circuit joins the Fifth Circuit by holding that student loans are not ‘educational benefits’ under Section 523(a)(8)(A)(ii).
Courts are split over the effect on claims discharged in chapter 7 if the debtor converts the case to chapter 13.
Private charity is not considered to be part of a debtor’s income under the first part of the Brunner test.
Bankruptcy Court Alone May Decide Whether a Claim Is Estate Property, BAP Says
Lease assumption is binding even if the debtor doesn’t follow the procedural requirements of Section 365(p).
Bankruptcy Judge Warren makes sure the sanctions won’t be dischargeable if the offending creditor files his own bankruptcy.
Courts are divided on discharging fines in a corporate chapter 11 case when the government itself was not defrauded.
The Seventh Circuit opinion raises the question of whether (or when) a court may restrict the use of a provision in a chapter 13 plan that Section 1322(b) permits.