When Things Don’t Go According to the Plan

The Shifting Sands of Res Judicata in the Fourth Circuit

By Mark C. Leffler and Emily Connor Kennedy
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Recently, the 4th Circuit Court of Appeals heard a case in which an unsecured creditor argued that a debtor could not include the following (seemingly innocuous) language in his Chapter 13 plan: “Confirmation of this plan does not bar a party in interest from objecting to . . .

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