Bankruptcy Case Law

Bankruptcy cases are filed in united states bankruptcy court (units of the United States District Courts), and federal law governs procedure in bankruptcy cases. However, state laws are often applied to determine how bankruptcy affects the property rights of debtors.

Involuntary bankruptcy petitions differs from a voluntary bankruptcy case because involuntary petitions are initiated..

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His law firm, Liddle & Robinson, hasn’t filed for bankruptcy, but Liddle said in his own Chapter 11 filing last month that he did business as the firm and that he planned to file a separate case on.

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is also cheaper, at the onset, than enrolling in a city ticket payment plan. Many law firms will file.

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Filing bankruptcy automatically stays (stops) most actions against the debtor or the debtor’s property.. The stay is effective even if the creditor doesn’t yet know about it.. The stay covers such things as foreclosures, lawsuits, or garnishments.11 U.S. C. 362.

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according to Brazilian bankruptcy law. Odebrecht SA and petrochemical producer Braskem SA agreed in 2016 with Brazilian, Swiss and U.S. prosecutors to pay the world’s largest leniency fine, of at.

I spoke with Kenneth Ayotte (Berkeley Law), who said the states might have a “good chance” challenging the bankruptcy stay.

Case law, also known as precedent or common law, is the body of prior judicial decisions that guide judges deciding issues before them. Depending on the relationship between the deciding court and the precedent, case law may be binding or merely persuasive.

March 2015 Cases. Editors of the Florida Bankruptcy Case Law Update. Bradley M. Saxton and C. Andrew Roy. Winderweedle, Haines, Ward.

courts of appeal cases in the following format: Nobles v. Citizens Mortgage Corp., 479 So. 2d 822, 822 (Fla. 2d DCA 1985). 2. Bankruptcy cases (bb rule 10.2.1(a)) a. If the opinion was issued in the context of the main bankruptcy case, cite the case name as the last name of the debtor prefaced by “In re.” Phrases such as “in the matter of.