November 30, 2023
Without allegations of an intentional tort, a willful breach of contract can’t be nondischargeable as a ‘willful and malicious’ injury.
November 3, 2023
Congress decided to deviate from standard priorities by providing in Section 724 that unsecured domestic support obligations come ahead of tax liens.
October 26, 2023
Bankruptcy Judge Christopher Lopez of Houston will hold trials that could result in more nondischargeable debt for Alex Jones.
October 20, 2023
An alter ego may be of the same ilk as a partnership or agency, so there may be no inconsistency between the Fifth Circuit opinion and the Bartenwerfer concurrence.
October 6, 2023
Bankruptcy Judge Alan Koschik declined to follow cases decided before Congress amended Section 522(f) to preclude avoiding judicial liens securing domestic support obligations.
October 4, 2023
Consolidating student loans after filing creates a post-petition debt that can’t be discharged without filing bankruptcy again.
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 8, 2023
The Second Circuit split with the First Circuit, which had permitted nationwide class actions because the discharge injunction is statutory.
July 20, 2023
Congress might want to consider closing a dischargeability loophole when it comes to injuries indirectly resulting from commission of a felony.
July 13, 2023
The Third Circuit lauded Bankruptcy Judge Craig Goldblatt for a ‘well-reasoned’ opinion correctly interpreting Supreme Court authority.