From the Editor – Property of Estate and Exemptions

By The Honorable William Houston Brown (Retired)

Exception from normal judicial estoppel. The debtor was not barred from pursuing cause of action when failure to schedule was attorney’s mistake, and debtor’s exemption offset any motive to conceal. Javery v. Lucent Technologies, Inc., 741 F.3d 686 (6th Cir. 2014)

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The Honorable William Houston Brown retired in 2006 as a United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Tennessee, and he had been designated to sit also in the Middle District of Tennessee, Southern District of Florida, Eastern District of Michigan . . .

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