November 24, 2021
The transfer of title in a real estate foreclosure is not a transfer on account of an antecedent debt and therefore can’t be a preference, at least in Florida.
November 8, 2021
A deficiency judgment arising from foreclosure of another parcel of real estate can be avoided as an impairment of a debtor’s homestead exemption.
September 9, 2021
Judge Vaughan explains why a foreign debtor isn’t required to have a presence in the U.S. before the debtor’s foreign representatives can win recognition under chapter 15.
August 31, 2021
Paying more to the sole creditor in the only accepting class unfairly discriminated against other unsecured creditors, Judge Jennemann said.
August 27, 2021
Courts are split on whether a claim is discharged if it was scheduled after the bar date but in time to receive a distribution.
August 26, 2021
Although disqualified and removed for an undisclosed conflict, the trustee was not removed in all other cases.
August 25, 2021
The oversight of a distribution by a chapter 7 trustee (and the attendant expense) isn’t required when a debtor liquidates the assets in Subchapter V of chapter 11.
June 21, 2021
Local or state bar groups should work up standard-form retainer agreements and disclosures to facilitate bifurcated fee arrangements.
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.