January 26, 2022
Decisions by the U.S. Trustee are subject to judicial review, Judge Kaplan says.
December 30, 2021
New Jersey judge says that professionals may not be able to limit liability when malpractice is more than mere negligence.
September 14, 2021
On a question where the courts are split, a New Jersey bankruptcy judge allowed the chapter 13 debtor to retain a $100,000 increase in value when he sold his home.
July 9, 2021
Courts are split on whether a debtor may amend a chapter 13 plan to cure post-petition defaults on a principal residence.
November 16, 2020
Before paying up front for a lifetime club membership, read the fine print and consult a lawyer.
October 1, 2020
An obligation can be penal in nature, and thus nondischargeable, even though it’s measured by pecuniary loss.
October 21, 2019
Negotiating a prepackaged asbestos plan and having been paid by the debtor does not disqualify a future claimants’ representative under the disinterestedness standard.
October 1, 2019
Lawyer was sanctioned under Rule 9011 for filing a petition when the lawyer should have known that title had already passed in a foreclosure sale.
September 18, 2019
Although a foreclosure sale can be immune from fraudulent transfer attack, a tax foreclosure not based on the value of the property can be a preference.
April 24, 2019
Conversely, giving notice to a creditor’s state-court counsel may not be adequate, New Jersey judge says.