A creditor must attempt to stop a state court from violating the stay, the Sixth Circuit BAP holds.
A judicial lien impairing an exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
Matrimonial lawyers need bankruptcy and tax advice when the client is insolvent.
Achieving a ‘good result’ is no reason to disregard a command in the Bankruptcy Court.
BAP expands Clark v. Rameker to cover IRAs transferred in a divorce proceeding.
Judge Lynch of Tacoma follows Idaho’s Judge Pappas in determining the size of a ‘household’ when someone is a part-time resident.
Holding two advanced degrees didn’t bar the discharge of student loans.
Courts split on the dischargeability of debts incurred in the course of divorce or separation.
Chicago judge takes stand for the equality of same-sex couples.