A division of marital property on consent to someone other than a spouse might be a fraudulent transfer.
Memphis Bankruptcy Judge Denise Barnett reads the BAPCPA amendments as excluding personal injury settlements from the calculation of ‘projected disposable income.’
A judge sitting in a proper venue may transfer venue to a district that was improper originally.
A creditor can’t be compelled to arbitrate the validity of a claim before the bankruptcy court decides whether the involuntary petitioner’s claim is subject to a bona fide dispute.
Congress left a gap in the statute for perfecting a tax lien on personal property against someone who has no ascertainable residence.
Due process considerations mean it’s not harmless error if a debtor was denied standing improperly.
Someone who commits fraud can’t be denied a discharge for that reason alone if the debtor kept accurate books and records of the fraud.
Courts are split on whether having nondischargeable debts gives an individual chapter 7 debtor standing to object to claims.
Courts are groping to define ‘personal use’ because Congress didn’t.
Courts are split on whether child support arrears are estate property.