Consumer Bankruptcy

Refusing to Release an Attachment After Filing Is No Stay Violation Following Fulton

Pennsylvania’s Judge Conway hints that failure to stop proceedings after bankruptcy can be an automatic stay violation, even after Fulton.

Bifurcated Fee Arrangements Barred in Western District of Kentucky

Curiously, bifurcated fee arrangements are sometimes permitted in the Eastern District of Kentucky.

Student Loans Were Discharged Only with Assistance from Pro Bono Counsel

A debtor with negative disposable income was forced to go through two trials and three appeals to discharge student loans.