Cert Granted to Decide: Is a Principal’s Liability for an Agent’s Fraud Nondischargeable?

The circuits are split on whether an innocent debtor’s liability is automatically nondischargeable when an agent or partner committed fraud.

Bankruptcy Is a Big Risk for Unmarried Couples Who Split Up

Family lawyers should be acutely aware that bankruptcy protections for former spouses don’t cover unmarried couples.

Costs of a Disciplinary Proceeding Again Held Nondischargeable Under Section 523(a)(7)

Seventh Circuit says that costs incurred by disciplinary authorities are not in compensation for ‘actual pecuniary loss.’