December 29, 2021
The possibility that interim compensation allowances can be disgorged means that counsel won’t have an undue advantage over other administrative creditors, Judge Cleary says.
December 27, 2021
Lower courts are split on whether violating a PACA trust results in a nondischargeable debt. The question is on direct appeal to the Eleventh Circuit.
December 11, 2021
Despite Fulton, a Chicago bankruptcy judge rules that the City of Chicago might have violated Section 362(a)(4), (a)(6) or (a)(7) by refusing to release impounded cars immediately after a debtor files a chapter 13 petition.
November 9, 2021
The suggestion that the debtor never won undercut the poker player’s testimony about uncorroborated gambling losses.
August 30, 2021
The opinion tells plaintiffs what actions to take before filing suit to ensure constitutional standing to pursue a claim under the FDCPA.
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The statutory basis for permanent relief under today’s chapter 15 was found in former Section 304, which chapter 15 superseded.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 10, 2021
Bankruptcy judge had tricks up his sleeve to help a debtor who couldn’t afford a lawyer to defend a dischargeability suit.
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.
September 2, 2020
Courts are split over the effect on claims discharged in chapter 7 if the debtor converts the case to chapter 13.
August 12, 2020
The Seventh and Ninth Circuits may not be on the same page when it comes contempt citations falling under the Section 362(b)(4) exception to the automatic stay.