November 28, 2022
Pittsburgh Bankruptcy Judge Gregory Taddonio says that lawyers must search in PACER before signing up a new client.
November 17, 2022
Legal malpractice claims can be either tort or contract claims, the Second Circuit explains.
November 14, 2022
The Second Circuit essentially reissued its original decision from last year by again requiring the U.S. Trustee to refund the overpayment of unconstitutional fees.
November 11, 2022
Subsequent transferees of Madoff’s fraudulent transfers won’t have an interlocutory appeal from denial of their motions to dismiss.
November 10, 2022
One month apart, two judges in New York differed on the extent to which they permitted redactions of information about creditors, their identities and addresses.
November 4, 2022
Only judicial liens that impair exemptions may be avoided under Section 522(f)(1).
October 28, 2022
The Ninth Circuit BAP interprets circuit authority as giving a chapter 13 debtor the absolute right to dismiss.
October 24, 2022
Subjectively laudable reasons for violating a confidentiality order didn’t absolve the lawyer of sanctions.
October 19, 2022
Waiting four years to raise discharge as a defense does not invoke equitable estoppel or laches.
October 17, 2022
A creditor can’t be compelled to arbitrate the validity of a claim before the bankruptcy court decides whether the involuntary petitioner’s claim is subject to a bona fide dispute.