I can’t type fast enough to summarize Henry Sommer’s comments on the cases, but I’ll list the cases Henry included in the Case Update.
Hall v. US, 132 S. Ct. 1882 – do post petition capital gains taxes have priority
Johnson v. Zimmer, 686 F.3d 224 household size when debtor has partial custody
Flores, 2012 U.S. App. Lexis 18508 (9th Cir) did Kagenveama holding on applicable commitment period survive Lanning
Schafer , 2012 U.S. App. Lexis 17443 (6th Cir. 2012) can state adopt its own bankruptcy exemptions?
Crager, 2012 U.S. App. Lexis 17244 (5th Cir. Aug. 20120) propriety of Chapter 13 that pays only the debtor’s attorneys fees
Orton, 687 F.3d 612 (3d Cir. 2012); Messina, 687 F.3d 74 (3d Cir. 20120 exemption issues following Schwab
Woolsey, 2012 U.S. App. Lexis 18597 (10th Cir. Sept. 2012) does 506(d) support lien stripping in Chapter 13.
Samson v. Western Capital Partners ( Blixseth) 684 F.3d 865 (9th Cir. 2012) does stay expire as to trustee as well as debtor when no statement of intentions filed
Terry v. Standard Ins. 687 F.3d 961 (8th Cir. 2012) interplay between recoupment and property not part of estate
Decided since materials printed
Must a debtor contribute Social Security income to the plan? No, says the 10th Circuit. Cranmer
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