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U.S. High Court Hears Arguments On Vehicle Ownership Deduction Costs In Bankruptcy

WASHINGTON, D.C. -- A debtor who contends that the Bankruptcy Code provides for a deduction of vehicle ownership costs regardless of whether the debtor owns a vehicle and a creditor who objects to that deduction presented their arguments at the U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 4, with both insisting that the...

Unhappily Ever After: Family Law Issues in Bankruptcy

This paper was originally presented to the West Texas Bankruptcy Institute on October 29, 2010. Love and marriage, Love and marriage Go together Like a horse and carriage This I tell you brother You can't have one without the other --Frank Sinatra While love and marriage may go...

Adam C. Rogoff on Bankruptcy Code Sections Specific to Chapter 11 Cases Involving Hospitals and Health Care Businesses

In this Emerging Issues commentary, Adam C. Rogoff discusses the new health care provisions in the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005. Some of the regulations concern patient record disposal, patient transfers to other health care facilities, appointment of a patient care...

U.S. High Court Rejects Case Involving Bifurcation Of Auto Loan Debt In Bankruptcy

WASHINGTON, D.C. - (Mealey's) The U.S. Supreme Court on Oct. 3 declined to hear a case in which a lender argued that a debtor should not be permitted to bifurcate a secured creditor's claim regarding an automobile finance transaction in which the dealer extended financing to include an advance...