October 25, 2021
The debtor’s bad faith chapter 13 filings convinced Judge Hall to allow garnishment of funds held by the trustee after dismissal.
October 8, 2021
The circuits are now split 2/2 on whether the 2018 increase in U.S. Trustee fees violated the Bankruptcy Clause because the increase didn’t apply immediately in bankruptcy administrator districts.
September 20, 2021
The Tenth Circuit will likely take sides on a split between the Ninth and Seventh Circuits on Section 544(b) state-law claims brought by a trustee in the shoes of an actual creditor.
July 29, 2021
Tenth Circuit splits with the Third and Seventh Circuits on allowing a debtor to cure defaults after a five-year plan has ended.
July 28, 2021
Taking sides with the minority on a split, bankruptcy judges in Kansas allow chapter 13 debtors to retain windfalls acquired after filing.
June 22, 2021
Rooker-Feldman and other principles can bar rejection of a contract even if it’s ‘executory.’
May 18, 2021
A minority of courts hold that a suit in bankruptcy court can violate the automatic stay if based on a claim that could have been brought before bankruptcy and did not arise under the Bankruptcy Code.
May 6, 2021
Section 1326(a)(2) by itself does not bar garnishment of funds held by a trustee on dismissal before confirmation.
April 27, 2021
Utah’s Judge Thurman says that a corporation liquidating its remaining assets is engaged in business ‘activities’ and is therefore eligible for Subchapter V.
April 21, 2021
A fast-food worker can (conceivably) qualify as a small business debtor under Subchapter V, according to Bankruptcy Judge Thomas B. McNamara.