‘Plain Language’ Puts Small-Dollar Avoidance Suits in the Debtor’s Home Court

Congress may have made a mistake in drafting, but the plain language of 28 U.S.C. § 1409(b) must control, Judge Grossman says.

Entire Garnishment Is a Preference, Even What the Creditor’s Lawyer Keeps

The appeals court sticks to basics and rejects several clever arguments to beat a preference.

Tenth Circuit Panel Splits on a Triangular Preference

Tenth Circuit and its BAP follow the same controlling authority but reach opposite results.