June 21, 2021
Local or state bar groups should work up standard-form retainer agreements and disclosures to facilitate bifurcated fee arrangements.
June 18, 2021
Eleventh Circuit splits with four other circuits by holding that the Barton doctrine doesn’t protect trustees once the bankruptcy is over.
June 2, 2021
Having a family member in the home who made a formal request for legal residence will suffice to permit a Florida homestead exemption, Judge Jennemann said.
May 21, 2021
When personal property can be owned by the entireties, a tax refund isn’t estate property even if the bankrupt spouse earned all income.
May 13, 2021
On an upcoming certified appeal, the Eleventh Circuit can decide whether violating a PACA trust is a ‘defalcation while acting in a fiduciary capacity’ that makes a debt nondischargeable.
May 10, 2021
Judge Colton decided that class claims aren’t prohibited in Subchapter V cases but didn’t allow a class claim in the case before her.
May 7, 2021
Harassing a former lover isn’t an automatic stay violation.
April 30, 2021
A jury should decide whether a credit-reporting agency was negligent by not examining court records to determine whether a debt had been discharged.
April 23, 2021
Apartment buildings are single asset real estate, but hotels aren’t, says Orlando’s Bankruptcy Judge Karen Jennemann.
April 13, 2021
Whether there had been a default before the chapter 13 filing was pivotal to the debtor’s right to retain a pawned car.