Consumer bankruptcy practitioners should be aware of some issues that are brewing in this and other jurisdictions. Read on for more information.
It’s a common situation: creditor repossesses a car prepetition; debtor files a chapter 13 case and asks for a return of the car. Does the creditor violate the automatic stay by retaining the car? Read about the Supreme Court’s January 14, 2021 opinion.
Debtor was in a chapter 13 case but couldn’t make plan payments. Case got dismissed. Debtor files a second case within a year. How is the automatic stay affected?