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August 7, 2019

A judicial lien impairing a homestead exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.
A judicial lien impairing a homestead exemption is avoidable in some states under Section 522(f), but not in others.

July 19, 2019

Seventh Circuit reverses and imposes the U.S. Trustee fee on ‘revolver sweeps,’ but Judge Huennekens rules that the fee increase violates two clauses in the Constitution.
Seventh Circuit reverses and imposes the U.S. Trustee fee on ‘revolver sweeps,’ but Judge Huennekens rules that the fee increase violates two clauses in the Constitution.

July 2, 2019

On an issue dividing the courts, the Seventh Circuit rules that an obligation to repay a domestic support obligation is a dischargeable debt, not a nondischargeable DSO.
On an issue dividing the courts, the Seventh Circuit rules that an obligation to repay a domestic support obligation is a dischargeable debt, not a nondischargeable DSO.

June 21, 2019

Disagreeing with the Tenth and D.C. Circuits and siding with four other circuits, the Seventh Circuit rules that passively holding estate property violates the automatic stay.
Disagreeing with the Tenth and D.C. Circuits and siding with four other circuits, the Seventh Circuit rules that passively holding estate property violates the automatic stay.

June 18, 2019

Overruling its own precedent, the Seventh Circuit dismissed an appeal when the appellant had not filed a motion in the appeals court for permission to undertake a direct appeal, even though the bankruptcy court had certified the question to the circuit.
Overruling its own precedent, the Seventh Circuit dismissed an appeal when the appellant had not filed a motion in the appeals court for permission to undertake a direct appeal, even though the bankruptcy court had certified the question to the circuit.