April 1, 2021
Another court strains to explain why costs incurred by disciplinary authorities were not in compensation for “actual pecuniary loss.”
March 31, 2021
The statutory basis for permanent relief under today’s chapter 15 was found in former Section 304, which chapter 15 superseded.
March 26, 2021
District judge in Indiana holds that the automatic stay only ends as to the debtor’s property after a repeat filing, not also as to estate property.
March 10, 2021
Bankruptcy judge had tricks up his sleeve to help a debtor who couldn’t afford a lawyer to defend a dischargeability suit.
March 4, 2021
Deferred payments to unsecured creditors in a chapter 13 plan must equal the present value of the distributions required by the best interests test, Judge Halfenger says.
February 23, 2021
To sell free and clear, someone with an interest in the property must receive the notice required for service of a summons and complaint. Actual notice doesn’t suffice.
February 3, 2021
Car owners lost in Fulton but won when a Chicago district judge affirmed and ruled that debtors may avoid judicial liens on impounded cars.
January 26, 2021
A voluntary chapter 11 case is neither a ‘suit’ nor a ‘claim’ against a debtor giving rise to an insurer’s duty to defend.
January 5, 2021
The lender’s consent to direct payments by the family farmer persuaded Judge Furay to overrule the chapter 12 trustee’s objection to the plan.
September 2, 2020
Courts are split over the effect on claims discharged in chapter 7 if the debtor converts the case to chapter 13.