In re Jackson (collections – bankruptcy)
The Sixth Circuit B.A.P. holds that the bankruptcy court abused its discretion in awarding sanctions against a creditor for violation of a discharge order in the individual’s Chapter 7 bankruptcy case. The condominium association rescheduled a sheriff’s sale of the debtor’s condominium unit to complete a pre-petition foreclosure. The bankruptcy court found that the association’s primary objective was to collect the discharged debt from the debtor, for reasons including that there was likely no equity available to pay the association through the sale. The Sixth Circuit B.A.P. holds that this was an abuse of discretion, as the association had the right to enforce its lien post-petition Read the article…………. Read the opinion…………..
The 2013 Florida legislative session will soon kick into high gear, and with it will come another round of bills
Since taking office in 2013, state Sen. David Farnsworth has worked each year at the Legislature toward a unique goal: