In re Traverse and the Chapter 7 Trustee’s Power to Sell Property: UPDATE

By Kenneth Siomos, Attorney Representing Chapter 13 Trustee John H. Germeraad, Petersburg, IL

On January 4, 2015, ConsiderChapter13.org published my article criticizing the First Circuit’s interpretation of a Chapter 7 Trustee’s sale powers under § 363 of the Bankruptcy Code in instances in which a debtor is current on an avoided mortgage.i My main criticism was that the First Circuit was extending a pragmatic, general approach of not . . .

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