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June 21, 2024

Circuits are split on whether claims for contempt of the discharge injunction must be brought in the bankruptcy court that issued the discharge.

April 12, 2024

Courts are split on whether the confirmation requirements in Section 1325(b)(1) apply when a debtor seeks confirmation of an amended plan.

February 13, 2024

Nondischargeability for Sub V corporate debtors is sub judice in the Fifth Circuit.

January 30, 2024

When there has been a division of marital property, does a debtor only hold legal title to property given to the spouse?

December 7, 2023

Chicago Bankruptcy Judge David Cleary followed a decision by then-district Judge David Hamilton and “respectfully” disagreed with decisions by two predecessors on the same bankruptcy bench.

May 18, 2023

Within the next year, four circuits will have ruled on a split where some lower courts pay chapter 13 trustees and others don’t when dismissal precedes confirmation.

April 12, 2023

Chicago’s Judge Cleary didn’t compel arbitration of an affirmative counterclaim by the debtor against the creditor that would be determined in the course of passing on the allowance of the creditor’s proof of claim.

March 23, 2023

Although a disclaimed inheritance is ordinarily beyond the avoiding powers, a trustee can step into the shoes of the IRS to set aside the disclaimer.

November 7, 2022

Harris v. Viegelahn bars any payment by a chapter 13 trustee after conversion, not just payments to creditors, Judge LaShonda Hunt says.

October 6, 2022

If a debtor owns property as a joint tenant with right of survivorship, the trustee has nothing to sell if the debtor dies.

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