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Union Planters Bank, N.A. vs. Connors

The Seventh Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals upheld a bankruptcy court decision that a debtor who does not maintain adequate financial records may be denied a discharge even if there is no evidence of fraud or intentional misconduct.

In Re: Vincent J. Connors

When does a debtor's right to cure a mortgage default end? In its opinion filed on August 3, 2007, the Third Circuit Court of Appeals resolved a long-standing split of opinions between federal bankruptcy and district courts in New Jersey.

Dawson v. Washington Mutual Bank, F.A.

In its opinion filed on December 10, 2004, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals has opined that emotional stress damages can be awarded if a creditor violates the automatic stay provision in a bankruptcy proceeding.

Mann v. Chase Manhattan Mortgage Corp.

In this January, 2003 decision from the 1st Circuit Court of Appeals, the Court considers the debtors' contention that the lender's mere recordation of postpetition, preconfirmation attorney fees incurred by the lender, on its internal books, viol

In re Cardelucci

In this case, the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit on April 12, 2002 held that a bankruptcy creditor's judgment claim would bear interest calculated using the federal judgment rate.

Stanton v. Harrison Jewell

The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit held that a bankruptcy trustee could not avoid a home mortgage lien that was created by a guarantor homeowner prior to the filing of bankruptcy.

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