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 23, 2021
Apartment buildings are single asset real estate, but hotels aren’t, says Orlando’s Bankruptcy Judge Karen Jennemann.
March 19, 2021
Intending to reside permanently in the U.S. won’t qualify someone for a Florida homestead exemption unless the debtor is entitled to permanent residency.
January 18, 2021
When there’s ‘no fair ground of doubt’ about a discharge violation, the creditor should settle or make an offer of settlement to avoid larger damages after trial.
December 30, 2020
Chapter 13 debtors lost an exemption in a new home after converting to chapter 7 because they didn’t follow the rules.
August 13, 2020
With deadlines already elapsed, Judge Grossman disagrees with three judges who allowed redesignation under subchapter V of chapter 11.
June 17, 2020
Courts still have no consensus about debtors’ right to receive PPP ‘loans’ under the Cares Act.