Sixth Circuit remains the only appeals court to preclude all pension contributions after a chapter 13 filing.
Status of claims for overpayment of domestic support obligations begs for appellate review.
Opinion traces the thousand-year history of wedding and engagement rings.
State laws vary on allowing homestead status for a house owned through an LLC.
On dismissal before chapter 13 confirmation, the debtor gets undistributed funds, not a creditor with a valid state court levy.
Even if an exemption is lost after filing, a Code provision must bring property into the estate, Fourth Circuit holds.