September 30, 2021
A creditor can’t elect a trustee to pick its adversary in a lawsuit, Bankruptcy Judge Gunn says.
September 29, 2021
Confirming a chapter 13 plan on the assumption that a claim was entitled to priority didn’t bar the debtors from later objecting to the priority of the claim.
September 28, 2021
Under unusual circumstances, a two-year delay in completing service of process was not fatal in the Eleventh Circuit.
September 27, 2021
Newly applicable law permitted a chapter 13 debtor to cram down a lien that the debtor previously had considered to be valid.
September 24, 2021
Had the purchaser of estate claims offered to waive its own unsecured claim, the sale might have been approved.
September 23, 2021
The Nevada Supreme Court correctly unpacked the confusing notions of bankruptcy jurisdiction and the division of authority between district and bankruptcy courts.
September 21, 2021
Bankruptcy Judge Eduardo Rodriguez explained why the Second Circuit was wrong in ruling that violators of Rule 3002.1 are only liable for compensatory damages.
September 14, 2021
On a question where the courts are split, a New Jersey bankruptcy judge allowed the chapter 13 debtor to retain a $100,000 increase in value when he sold his home.
September 13, 2021
Eleventh Circuit limits its own precedent to say that pawn lenders aren’t entirely immune from bankruptcy.
September 8, 2021
The ‘conduct’ test in the Seventh Circuit, not the ‘accrual test,’ determines when a claim arose and whether it was discharged.