Bankruptcy Law

Criminal Justice

Angry over drug sentence, inmate filed false $5.8M debt claim against federal judge, feds say

Legal Ethics

Disbarred lawyer says he will continue to practice while appealing the order

Business of Law

Ex-client sues firm for allegedly accepting credit card payment for bankruptcy legal fees

Bankruptcy Law

9th Circuit discharges $6K that bankrupt attorney owed ex-client

Bankruptcy Law

1st Circuit urges discharge of former executive’s $246K in student loan debt

Bankruptcy Law

ABA urges 9th Circuit to nix profits clawback from insolvent law firm’s unfinished business

Bankruptcy Law

Photo of 50 Cent at courthouse with cash stacks in waistband ‘not funny,’ says bankruptcy judge

Bankruptcy Law

Former Dewey & LeBoeuf partners not liable for unpaid rent, judge rules

Bankruptcy Law

Defrauded builder claims convicted lawyer enjoys lavish lifestyle despite restitution order

Bankruptcy Law

Lawyer known for porn-downloading litigation hid $178K in closet, trustee suit says

Bankruptcy Law

Law grad who obtained secretarial job can cancel bar-study loan in bankruptcy, judge rules

Bankruptcy Law

Uber driver who bought $40K vehicle just before bankruptcy gets $10K loan shortfall discharged

Bankruptcy Law

Cash stacks seen on Instagram weren’t real, 50 Cent tells judge, then posts another photo

Consumer Law

State AG sues seeking to shut down troubled bankruptcy firm, alleging fraud

Bankruptcy Law

Days after 50 Cent is ordered by bankruptcy judge to explain Instagram cash photos, he posts another

Celebrities

Lawyers for 50 Cent say bankruptcy creditors pointed to cash stacks in online photos to ‘smear’ him

Attorney Fees

As law firm billing rates increase, realization rates drop—but not in bankruptcy court

Trials & Litigation

Lawyer wants sexual harassment payment returned, says plaintiff violated nondisclosure deal

Opening Statements

Courts decline to extend bankruptcy laws to marijuana businesses

Legal Ethics

Lawyer claims her arrest ordered by bankruptcy judge had an appearance of ‘vengeance’