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June 16, 2021

So long as there was no delay in filing the retention application, Judge Tighe identified statutory and practical reasons for allowing compensation for services rendered before entry of a retention order.

June 15, 2021

Law v. Siegel didn’t bar bankruptcy courts from invoking doctrines of claim and issue preclusion, the Ninth Circuit says.

June 14, 2021

On an issue where the courts are split, a judge in Washington State says that the debtors lose the post-petition appreciation in the value of estate property when a chapter 13 case converts to chapter 7.

June 11, 2021

Disagreeing with two other circuits, the Sixth Circuit finds no power in the bankruptcy court to avoid dismissing a chapter 13 case even if the debtor filed repeatedly in bad faith to avoid foreclosure.

June 10, 2021

Exemptions never come into play with inherited 401(k)s because they aren’t estate property in the first place, Judge Hodges explains.

June 4, 2021

Decision by Bankruptcy Judge Michelle Harner demonstrates the flaw in the Fourth Circuit’s rule requiring parallel proceedings in bankruptcy court and in arbitration when disputes are both core and non-core.

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 25, 2021

A chapter 13 debtor was permitted to make a fraction of the pension contributions permitted by the IRS Code.

May 24, 2021

Massachusetts bankruptcy judge requires flexibility from both the government and the debtor who is saddled with huge student loans.

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.