November 21, 2023
Judge Goldblatt slaps creditors with $665,000 in damages for violating the automatic stay.
October 27, 2023
Title lenders continue losing battles to take cars away from debtors, but the lenders have yet to plead and prove their best cases.
October 13, 2023
Bankruptcy Judge Russin declines to follow the Third Circuit and adopts the conclusion of bankruptcy courts holding that Sub S status is estate property.
October 11, 2023
A bankruptcy judge in New York was deferential to foreign liquidators using chapter 15 to extinguish a lawsuit in the U.S. that they saw as a nuisance.
September 1, 2023
Delaware’s Judge Craig Goldblatt makes a ‘common-sense judgment’ in deciding whether to allow a prepetition lawsuit to proceed in state court.
August 24, 2023
The bankruptcy court can divide marital property, but just because it can doesn’t mean it should, Judge Thuma says.
August 23, 2023
The Fourth Circuit declined to follow the First and Sixth Circuits on preemption of automatic stay violations by expanding the ban to redress for discharge violations.
August 16, 2023
Seeking attorneys’ fees from the debtor did not by itself make a postpetition lawsuit subject to the automatic stay.
August 15, 2023
The same day the Supreme Court decided to hear Purdue, a district judge on Long Island, N.Y., sent dozens of long-stayed sexual abuse cases back to state court where the debtor is not a named defendant.
August 8, 2023
The Second Circuit split with the First Circuit, which had permitted nationwide class actions because the discharge injunction is statutory.