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Mothers Owed Child Support Weren’t Entitled to Notice in Father’s Bankruptcy, Circuit Says

Fifth Circuit in substance says that state law overcomes the Bankruptcy Code’s broad definition of who’s a creditor entitled to notice.
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A Creditor Must Tell a Non-Bankruptcy Court to Stop Violating the Stay

A creditor must attempt to stop a state court from violating the stay, the Sixth Circuit BAP holds.
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A Judgment Lien on Entireties Property Is Avoidable in Missouri, Eighth Circuit Says

A judicial lien impairing an exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
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Divorcing While Bankrupt Lays Traps for the Unwary

Matrimonial lawyers need bankruptcy and tax advice when the client is insolvent.
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Section 1326 Preempts State Law on Levies to Collect Child Support, Fourth Circuit Says

Achieving a ‘good result’ is no reason to disregard a command in the Bankruptcy Court.
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BAP Holds that an IRA from a Marital Property Settlement Is Not Exempt

BAP expands Clark v. Rameker to cover IRAs transferred in a divorce proceeding.
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There Are No Fractions of a Household in Tacoma, Washington

Judge Lynch of Tacoma follows Idaho’s Judge Pappas in determining the size of a ‘household’ when someone is a part-time resident.

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