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June 16, 2024
Welp, it doesn’t look like Congress is going to act . . . As you know, Congress temporarily raised the debt limits for Subchapter V and Chapter 13 debtors. These increased debt limits are set to expire on Friday, June 21, 2024. Without further action by Congress, for Chapter 13 filers, the combined unsecured and secured debt limit will fall...
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June 9, 2024
Reversing the Fourth Circuit, SCOTUS rules insurer is Party in Interest. Although an 11 there are possible implications in the context of Chapter 13.
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May 26, 2024
Staff Attorney Jeff Leforce brought us this case back in January of 2022 . . . When is Enough, Enough? Pro Se Dismissed with Extended Prejudice (and Violates Bar)
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May 26, 2024
The Case of the Naked Client: In December of 2023 Cathy Moran brought readers this great exhortation to debtor attorneys to be very careful when completing a petition. What ISN’T there may be as important as what is there!
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May 19, 2024
In Marshall v Johnson, 2004 WL 1953490 (7th Cir. May 3, 2024), the Seventh Circuit agreed with the holdings from the Ninth and Tenth Circuits, In re Doll, 57 F.4th 1129 (10th Cir. 2023), and In re Evans, 69 F.4th 1101 (9th Cir. 2023). Under these decisions, Chapter 13 trustees may not retain fees when the case is dismissed prior to confirmation.
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April 28, 2024
The Circuit Executive for the Sixth Circuit announces that the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit has selected Douglas L. Lutz as Bankruptcy Judge for the Eastern District of Kentucky to fill the vacancy created by the retirement of Bankruptcy Judge Tracey N. Wise. He took the oath of office on April 19, 2024.
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February 18, 2024
Retirement of the Honorable John E. Hoffman, Jr., Chief Judge
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February 18, 2024
Retirement of the Honorable Guy R. Humphrey
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February 18, 2024
FFIEC Issues Statement on Examination Principles Related to Valuation Discrimination and Bias in Residential Lending
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Webinars by The Academy

June 20, 2024
As we learned in Part 1 (Income)**, the quirks and quagmire of the means test are deep and wide! We...
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June 20, 2024
Moderator Honorable Daniel P. Collins will lead Trustee Diana Daugherty and Nicole Novak, Esq. in a discussion on the specific...
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May 14, 2024
This webinar features three distinguished experts in the legal realm of mortgage servicing - Michael J. McCormick, a seasoned senior...
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September 21, 2023
Join Josh Cohen (The Student Loan Lawyer) and Scott Waterman in a FAST one hour look at the very first...
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January 28, 2023
Join our panel of experts* as they discuss the specifics of the brand new DOJ Guidelines, how they are geared...
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September 1, 2022
Join Trustee Hank Hildebrand as he interviews Amy Seigenthaler, Managing Partner of FINN Partners Southeast. FINN are specialists in marketing...
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January 15, 2022
Join our panel of experts as they expound on the discussion that began in our webinar on December 16th entitled...
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January 7, 2022
Join our panel of experts for a lively discussion regarding the proposed changes to Federal Rule 3002.1. Is it working...
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October 29, 2021
Much is being written and discussed about an opinion out of Vermont - Gravel. Taggart, Law v. Siegel, Newrez, LLC...
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June 4, 2021
Join an esteemed panel for a detailed discussion regarding the nuances of working with Credit Union loans in Chapter 13...
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