Critical Case Comment – Siegel v. Fitzgerald

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Best Practices in Bankruptcy: Power of Attorney or Guardian

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Bankruptcy Threshold Adjustment and Technical Corrections Act

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U.S. Trustee Fee Unconstitutional

By William Houston Brown, Editor/Adviser, Academy for Consumer Bankruptcy Education

On June 6, the Supreme Court’s unanimous opinion in Siegel v. Fitzgerald1 held that the increase in U.S. Trustee fees in Chapter 11 cases violated the uniformity requirement of the Constitution’s Bankruptcy Clause,2 because the fee increase in 2017 only applied to in the . . . → Read More: U.S. Trustee Fee Unconstitutional

Critical Case Comment–The Not DSO POC

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Critical Case Comment– Reverse Mortgage May be Modified

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Bifurcated Fees Under Examination

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Critical Case Comment

By Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee (Nashville, TN)

It is incumbent upon nonbankruptcy attorneys, including personal injury attorneys, to verify on PACER that their client is not a debtor and that the cause of action as to which they represent their client is not property of the estate; failure to obtain . . . → Read More: Critical Case Comment

Still Trying to Apply Taggart: Fourth Circuit Vacates Beckhart v. Newrez, LLC

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The Day the Music Died

By Hank Hildebrand, MDTN

I never set out to be a bankruptcy lawyer, much less a trustee.

It was always my intent to be trial lawyer. The thrill of victory, the agony of defeat, and the captive audience of a jury; having to think fast on your feet was exciting. Facing jurors and . . . → Read More: The Day the Music Died