By Michaela M. White, Professor of Law, Creighton Law School
Some support claims, but not property settlements, are entitled to priority under § 507. Prior to the 2005 amendments, support claims had seventh priority. The 2005 amendments elevated DSOs to first priority. 11 U.S.C. § 507(a)(1); Collier Family Law ¶ 3.04.
Priority status is particularly important and powerful in chapters 11, 12 and 13. Chapters 12 and 13 do not permit confirmation of a debtor's plan over the objection of priority claimants unless the plan provides for full payment of . . .
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