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August 16, 2023

Seeking attorneys’ fees from the debtor did not by itself make a postpetition lawsuit subject to the automatic stay.

August 4, 2023

The Fifth Circuit avoided deciding whether approval of breakup fees is judged by the more lenient Section 363(b) or the more exacting standard for administrative expenses under Section 503(b).

July 24, 2023

The Fifth Circuit declined to follow the Ninth Circuit in questioning ‘person aggrieved’ as being inconsistent with recent Supreme Court authority.

July 20, 2023

Congress might want to consider closing a dischargeability loophole when it comes to injuries indirectly resulting from commission of a felony.

June 22, 2023

Fifth Circuit finds no bankruptcy jurisdiction to approve a settlement after confirmation that contradicts the chapter 11 plan.

June 9, 2023

Defeated three times, a chapter 7 trustee is appealing to the Fifth Circuit to end the exemption for whole-life policies in Texas.

May 12, 2023

Even if an appeal is equitably moot, the appellate court nonetheless has appellate jurisdiction. Equitable mootness is prudential, not jurisdictional.

April 21, 2023

Supposedly nefarious facts aren’t evidence of bad faith if they were disclosed to the bankruptcy judge who nevertheless made a finding of good faith.

April 13, 2023

Contributions to 401(k) plans are deducted from ‘projected disposable income,’ even though the debtor was not making contributions before filing

April 7, 2023

In the Alex Jones corporate Subchapter V case, Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Lopez said that the later chapter 11 filing by Jones himself, with about $1.5 billion in debt, didn’t kick the corporate debtor out of Subchapter V and into ‘ordinary’ chapter 11.