October 21, 2021
Disclosing a lawsuit in the SOFA and discussing the suit with the trustee was no substitute for listing the suit among a debtor’s assets, the Ninth Circuit held.
October 12, 2021
Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Klein explains appellate jurisdiction, finality, cumulative finality and mislabeled motions for reconsideration.
September 23, 2021
The Nevada Supreme Court correctly unpacked the confusing notions of bankruptcy jurisdiction and the division of authority between district and bankruptcy courts.
September 15, 2021
Would Section 364(c) validate a “PPP” loan even if an order compelling the SBA to make the loan was reversed on appeal?
September 3, 2021
The Ninth Circuit leaves the door open for a bankruptcy court to sanction a misbehaving chapter 13 debtor before granting the debtor’s motion for voluntary dismissal.
August 18, 2021
Just because a creditor doesn’t cash a distribution check doesn’t mean it’s abandoned and reverts to the debtor.
August 4, 2021
The Ninth Circuit BAP joins the minority on an issue that’s headed for the court of appeals.
August 2, 2021
Ninth Circuit BAP doesn’t require a formal motion to dismiss with prejudice when a debtor files a voluntary motion to dismiss as of right under Section 1307(b).
June 30, 2021
Two judges appointed to the Ninth Circuit by President Trump disagree about the ability of a creditor to enforce the automatic stay for its benefit or to protect the estate.
June 28, 2021
Although the arbitrator didn’t explicitly find willful and malicious injury, the nature of a successful claim for sexual discrimination supplied the required findings for nondischargeability.