October 13, 2021
Curiously, bifurcated fee arrangements are sometimes permitted in the Eastern District of Kentucky.
August 23, 2021
A statutory violation by itself won’t necessarily give a plaintiff constitutional standing.
August 17, 2021
Courts are split on whether chapter 13 effectively prohibits debtors from making voluntary contributions to 401(k) plans.
July 21, 2021
Judge Hoffman sets up Sixth Circuit to opine on the circuit split regarding the constitutionality of the 2018 increase in fees for the U.S. Trustee system.
July 16, 2021
Actual notice is required even for contingent liabilities not shown on financial statements, the Sixth Circuit holds.
June 11, 2021
Disagreeing with two other circuits, the Sixth Circuit finds no power in the bankruptcy court to avoid dismissing a chapter 13 case even if the debtor filed repeatedly in bad faith to avoid foreclosure.
May 17, 2021
Courts are split on whether having nondischargeable debts gives an individual chapter 7 debtor standing to object to claims.
February 15, 2021
Circuit Judge Sutton shied away from making a wife liable for her husband’s debts, even though the wife carried on the husband’s farming business.
February 9, 2021
The Supreme Court and the Sixth Circuit both questioned the continuing validity of doctrines of prudential standing, such as ‘person aggrieved.’
February 5, 2021
The debtors’ lawyer’s lack of diligence allowed the creditor to invoke laches and beat a belated motion to avoid a lien that impaired a homestead exemption.