Rooker-Feldman is applied narrowly these days and isn’t a substitute for collateral estoppel.
Bankruptcy Judge Russin declines to follow the Third Circuit and adopts the conclusion of bankruptcy courts holding that Sub S status is estate property.
The BAPCPA amendments in 2005 did not abrogate the absolute priority rule for individuals in chapter 11, Bankruptcy Judge Russin says.
A landlord who terminates a lease isn’t entitled to a claim for future rent, at least in Florida, according to a district judge who affirmed Bankruptcy Judge Isicoff.
Contrary to the Fourth Circuit, five bankruptcy courts have now held there’s no such thing as nondischargeability for corporate Sub V debtors. The question is now before the Fifth Circuit.
Although the automatic stay does not require turning over property garnished before bankruptcy, a creditor may not continue garnishing property after filing, Judge Burgess says.
A district judge in Florida upheld a Subchapter V plan that required automatic increases in payments to unsecured creditors based on actual disposable income.
The Code and the Rules are unclear about a chapter 13 debtor’s obligation to disclose assets acquired post-petition that were not derived from income.
District judge remonstrates a solvent parent company for seeking the protections of bankruptcy without filing chapter 11 itself.
Bankruptcy Judge Robert Mark used common sense and logic to answer a question where the statute has no ready answer.