Monthly Archives: January 2017

Continuing a Foreclosure Sale: Violation of the Automatic Stay or Not?

Perez v. Deutsche Bank Nat’l Trust Co. (In re Perez), 556 B.R. 527 (1st Cir. BAP 2016) – A chapter 13 debtor sought damages for a mortgagee’s violation of the automatic stay, which he contended occurred when the mortgagee continued … Continue reading

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Purchase Agreements: Say What You Mean … The More Precise the Better?

JJCC Real Estate LLC v. Brooklyn Renaissance, LLC (In re Brooklyn Renaissance, LLC), 556 B.R. 68 (Bankr. N.D. N.Y. 2016) – After a proposed sale of the debtor’s real estate failed to close, the debtor declared a default and retained … Continue reading

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Buyer Standing: No Leg to Stand On

Buyer Standing: No Leg to Stand On Arlington Capital, LLC v. Bainton McCarthy LLC (In re GT Automation Group, Inc.), 828 F.3d 602 (7th Cir. 2016) – After a debtor’s assets were auctioned off, the bankruptcy trustee unsuccessfully sued the … Continue reading

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Time-Barred Proof of Claim: To File or Not to File, That Is the Question

Johnson v. Midland Funding, LLC, 823 F.3d 1334 (11th Cir. 2016) – In two chapter 13 bankruptcy cases that were consolidated on appeal the debtors claimed that a creditor violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) by filing a … Continue reading

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