November 21, 2022
In South Carolina, taking title to property jointly with a spouse can be an avoidable gift under the Statute of Elizabeth.
March 22, 2022
Reversing the bankruptcy court, the district court decided that a local rule did not bar bifurcated fee arrangements altogether.
December 9, 2021
Treaties disagree on whether interest is required in 100% chapter 13 plans when the debtor is not devoting all disposable income to the plan.
October 19, 2021
Debtor accepted a bar to refiling to avoid dismissal with prejudice of her chapter 13 case.
October 6, 2021
Counsel sanctioned $10,000 for making allegations about an intentional or malicious stay violation without having performed an investigation to justify the claims.
May 25, 2021
A chapter 13 debtor was permitted to make a fraction of the pension contributions permitted by the IRS Code.
June 24, 2020
Eventually, the Supreme Court will decide whether bankruptcy is a unique exception to the general rule that arbitration agreements are rigorously enforced.
April 30, 2020
Dealing with the debt left over from a defunct business is enough to qualify as a small business debtor under the new subchapter V of chapter 11, Judge Burris rules.
January 24, 2020
Courts are split on the question of whether the incorporation of AAA rules by reference allows arbitrators to decide threshold questions of arbitrability and validity of an agreement to arbitrate.
November 9, 2017
Chapter 13 plan shouldn’t end up increasing student loan debt, judge implies.