November 15, 2023
One month apart, two Houston bankruptcy judges held that a non-voting class is not deemed to have voted against a plan.
November 1, 2023
Indemnification rights in an executory contract can’t be assigned without assuming and assigning the entire contract.
October 26, 2023
Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Lopez of Houston will hold trials that could result in more nondischargeable debt for Alex Jones.
October 24, 2023
Former Bankruptcy Judge David R. Jones disagreed with a colleague, who had held that a non-voting class is considered as having voted against a plan.
October 20, 2023
An alter ego may be of the same ilk as a partnership or agency, so there may be no inconsistency between the Fifth Circuit opinion and the Bartenwerfer concurrence.
October 16, 2023
As a unit of the district courts, bankruptcy courts are required to grant post-judgment interest in adversary proceedings under 28 U.S.C. § 1961(a).
October 12, 2023
The insured’s bankruptcy can allow other claimants to recover a preference from one claimant who drew down the policy limit.
October 4, 2023
Consolidating student loans after filing creates a post-petition debt that can’t be discharged without filing bankruptcy again.
September 25, 2023
Courts aren’t fully in agreement, but most hold that non-purchase money debt service on a car isn’t an ‘ownership cost’ deducted from current monthly income to arrive at disposable income in chapter 13.
September 5, 2023
A preference opinion from Houston counsels creditors to be cautious when they are expecting payment from insurance.