11th Circuit: Debtor's Case Properly Dismissed For Not Listing Separate Lawsuit

ATLANTA - A panel of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on March 14 ruled that a district court properly dismissed a bankruptcy case because the debtor failed to disclose that she had filed a separate $10 million lawsuit against the government (Laura J. Jones v. United States of America, No. 11-13158...

Federal Judge Finds Nondischargeability Issue Can Be Heard In State Court

INDIANAPOLIS - A federal bankruptcy judge on Aug. 16 refused to stay a state court action filed by the purchasers of a home who sought compensation from the bankrupt sellers of the property for mold remediation, finding that the issue of nondischargeability did not have to be heard in a bankruptcy court...

Bankruptcy Judge Grants Trustee's Request For Turnover Of Proceeds

WOODLAND HILLS, Calif. - A California federal bankruptcy judge on Nov. 5 granted a bankruptcy trustee's motion for summary judgment, finding that partial proceeds from a settlement reached between a tenant and her landlord in relation to mold exposure were part of the tenant's bankruptcy estate...