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Malicious Prosecution Can Mean a Nondischargeable Debt in Chapter 13

Bankruptcy Judge Gunn from D.C. sides with the majority to hold that “personal injury” does not require physical injury but may include reputational harm.
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Chapter 13 Debtor Can’t Sue to Avoid an Unperfected Mortgage, District Judge Says

Wisconsin district judge implies that a chapter 13 debtor might obtain ‘derivative standing’ to avoid an unperfected mortgage.

A Two-Year Delay in Filing a Retention Application Resulted in Denial of Fees

Pittsburgh Bankruptcy Judge Gregory Taddonio says that lawyers must search in PACER before signing up a new client.

Ninth Circuit Splits on Avoiding and Preserving a Lien on Exempt Property

The Ninth Circuit dissenter interpreted the statute to mean that the debtor must pay a tax lien twice if the lien was avoided and preserved.
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Avoiding a Judgment Lien that Impairs an Exemption Is Theoretical, Ninth Circuit Says

When avoiding a judgment lien under Section 522(f), state law cannot dictate that the amount of the exemption is the amount in effect when the lien was created.
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