March 12, 2020
Judge Shefferly writes a complicated opinion on the retroactivity of the HAVEN Act to cases filed prior to enactment.
March 3, 2020
Courts are split on whether a personal guaranty survives bankruptcy.
February 20, 2020
Courts are split on whether large medical bills are consumer debts that invoke the means test and can bar relief in chapter 7.
February 3, 2020
Michigan judges disagree about the court’s ability to consider Social Security benefits in deciding whether a chapter plan was proposed in good faith.
January 30, 2020
Careful drafting and copious documentation are required for a bifurcated fee arrangement to pass muster in chapter 7.
January 27, 2020
Sixth Circuit upholds dismissal of claims for reverse veil piercing and reverse alter ego.
December 16, 2019
Over a dissent, the Sixth Circuit holds that FERC may offer its opinion but may not bar a bankruptcy court from rejecting a power purchase agreement after considering the public interest.
November 5, 2019
An ambiguous demand letter violated the discharge injunction, but the lender was not held in contempt in light of Taggart.
September 25, 2019
Courts are split on whether chapter 13 debtors may deduct voluntary contributions to retirement accounts from ‘disposable income.’
September 4, 2019
Extinguishing contingent environmental claims doesn’t comply with the Sixth Circuit’s Dow Corning test, Judge Koschik says.