Automatic Stay

Modifying the Stay Doesn’t Relinquish Jurisdiction Entirely over the Dispute

In bankruptcy proceedings, formal notice isn’t required if there is actual notice, the Tenth Circuit says.
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Lack of Financial Distress Doesn’t Divest a Court of Subject Matter Jurisdiction

Two North Carolina Courts have held within two months that the Bankruptcy Clause doesn’t demand ‘financial distress’ to establish subject matter jurisdiction.

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Cursing the Debtor by Itself Isn’t a Violation of the Automatic Stay

A vulgarity directed at the debtor wasn’t a stay violation absent an act designed to collect a debt.

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Debt Purchaser Socked $65,000 for a Discharge Violation

Taggart doesn’t give more protection to a purchaser of debt than it does to the original creditor, Judge Scott Grossman says.

With Reservations, a Chapter 11 Debtor with No Financial Distress Avoids Dismissal

Bankruptcy Judge Whitley says that a no-opt-out plan for a solvent debtor might violate creditors’ due process and jury trial rights.

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