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Andrew Jurs
Wolfe v. Greentree Mortgage Corp., 2010 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 6005 (N.D. W. Va. Jan. 26, 2010)

This Emerging Issues Analysis considers a district court's decision that lays out the rules and standards for mandatory and equitable abstention. In the analyzed decision, mandatory abstention was not applicable because the action was a core proceeding...

LexisNexis Legal Business Community Staff
LexisNexis® Bankruptcy Law Community Podcast featuring Henry Sommer, Co-Editor- in-Chief of Collier on Bankruptcy, on the U.S. Supreme Court's decision in Hamilton v. Lanning

On this edition, Henry Sommer, Co-Editor-in-Chief of Collier on Bankruptcy and the LexisNexis Matthew Bender Collier line of bankruptcy publications, discusses the U.S. Supreme Court's June 7, 2010 decision in Hamilton v. Lanning in which the court...

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Kenneth Klee
The Supreme Court's Holding in Hamilton v. Lanning, 2010 U.S. LEXIS 4568 (2010)

In this Emerging Issues Analysis, Professor Klee comments on the Court's ruling in Hamilton v. Lanning. Even when a statute contains a detailed and precise definition of a term or concept, the Court will construe the statute pragmatically to preserve...

LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Community Staff
The U.S. Supreme Court cites to Collier on Bankruptcy® in Hamilton v. Lanning

In Hamilton v. Lanning, 2010 LEXIS 4568 (June 7, 2010), a Chapter 13 consumer bankruptcy case, Justice Alito cited Collier multiple times regarding the discretion courts have to account for changes in the debtor's income: NOTE: The links below...

LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Community Staff
Weekly LexisNexis Video News Update - June 21, 2010

Among the stories on this video edition of LexisNexis Legal News, a unanimous U.S. Supreme Court on June 14 held that an attorney fees award is payable to the litigant; therefore, it is subject to an offset to satisfy the litigant's pre-existing...

LexisNexis Bankruptcy Law Community Staff
Schwab v. Reilly, 2010 U.S. LEXIS 4974 (June 17, 2010)

LexisNexis Overview: exemption, exempt, market value, property claimed, valuation, dollar amounts, estimate, column, interested party, full value, timely objection, dollar value, fresh start, kitchen, notice, estimated, assigns, cap, bankruptcy estate...