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Make the creditor prove the debt is a non-dischargeable student loan

Austin Smith, JD | 20 Apr 2017 | Student Loans

All too often bankruptcy lawyers stipulate to the most difficult aspect of an adversary proceeding with a private lender: p…

Watch out for unpaid balances

Austin Smith, JD | 20 Apr 2017 | Student Loans

Debtors (and their lawyers) often confuse unpaid tuition balances with a student loan.  This is important because only stud…

Trustee recovers garnished wages

George Basharis, JD | 13 Apr 2017 | Court Decisions

In Tower Credit, Incorporated v. Schott (In re Jackson), 850 F.3d 816 (5th Cir. 2017), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fi…

Refusal to Turn Over Property Post-Petition Did Not Violate Stay

George Basharis, JD | 29 Mar 2017 | Court Decisions

The Fifth Circuit recently upheld a bankruptcy court ruling that a non-filing spouse was not…

Three Features You’ll Enjoy on the New Best Case Website

Best Case | 20 Mar 2017 | Industry News

We are proud to announce the release of the newly redesigned Best Case website. Developed with the modern attorney in mind.