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.
Ninth Circuit opinion is prime for Supreme Court review regarding the extent of a bankruptcy court’s contempt powers.
Courts are split on whether child support arrears are estate property.
How to ruin a good case: have your adversary arrested during mediation.
Overlay divorce and bankruptcy, and you’ve got a big mess.
District court second-guesses the sufficiency of evidence that the bankruptcy court found sufficient.