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Fifth Circuit: Chapter 7 Debtor’s Post – Petition Sale of Home Does Not Impair Homestead Exemption

By Roger Cox * The Headline: The Fifth Circuit reinforces the “snapshot rule” in a […]

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New Bankruptcy Rules and Deadlines Affect All Creditors

By Roger Cox * Numerous amendments to the Federal Rules of Bankruptcy Procedure took effect […]

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Supreme Court Finds That Loan Purchaser Collecting Its Own Debt Is Not Subject to Fair Debt Collection Practices Act

The Headline: In Henson v. Santander Consumer USA Inc., ____ S.Ct. ____, 2017 WL 2507342 […]

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Surpreme Court Expands “Actual Fraud” Discharge Exception

The Headline:  Supreme Court, reversing the Fifth Circuit, finds that a fraudulent transfer of property […]

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Texas Supreme Court Upholds Broad Waiver of Guaranty Defenses

Broad Waiver of All Defenses Found to Include Waiver of Guarantor’s Post-Foreclosure Fair Market Value […]

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Surpreme Court Finds Inherited IRAs Not Exempt in Bankruptcy

Earlier Fifth Circuit Case Effectively Overruled *Roger S. Cox The Headline – Clark v. Rameker, […]

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Supreme Court Judicially Bridges the “Statutory Gap” in Post-Stern Bankruptcy Decision

Roger Cox* The Headline: The United States Supreme Court has ruled in a fraudulent transfer […]

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Lunch & Learn for Small Credit Unions

The Underwood Law Firm will host a Lunch & Learn for Small Credit Unions on […]

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Absolute Priority Rule Still Applies in Individual Chapter 11 Cases – Fifth Circuit

The Headline: The United States Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit has recently held […]

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Fifth Circuit Affirms Ruling Under In re Till, but Rejects Till as Exclusive Chapter 11 Cram Down Interest Rate Methodology

Summary: In re Texas Grand Prairie Hotel Realty, LLC, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 4514 (5th […]

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