Executory Contracts/Leases

An Individual Can’t Assume a Lease by Reaffirming the Debt

A lawyer queasy about a client’s decision to assume a lease can’t invoke the court’s scrutiny by making an application to reaffirm the debt under Section 524(c), Judge Hursh says.

Bankruptcy Judges Disagree About Abatement of Rent During the Pandemic

Neither the Bankruptcy Code nor state law permits reducing rent when government regulations restrict a debtor’s ability to generate income, Judge Isgur says.

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