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Ferguson needn’t rescind warrant against bankrupt driver

When a citizen declares personal bankruptcy, federal law shields him or her with an “automatic stay” — a mechanism that blocks creditors from trying to collect debts that arose before the bankruptcy filing. But does an automatic stay mean that ...

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Blackjewel CEO confident bankrupt coal operator will rebound

The CEO of one of the nation’s largest coal producers says he’s confident the company will bounce back despite the shutdown of several mines after it filed for federal bankruptcy protection. Milton-based Blackjewel LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection ...

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Blackjewel CEO confident bankrupt coal operator will rebound

The CEO of one of the nation’s largest coal producers says he’s confident the company will bounce back despite the shutdown of several mines after it filed for federal bankruptcy protection. Milton-based Blackjewel LLC filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy protection ...

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Bankruptcy: Eligibility-Credit Counseling Requirement-Refiling Bar

  Where a debtor challenged the dismissal of her bankruptcy case, the judgment is affirmed because the debtor failed to file a certificate of completion stating that she had received the required credit counseling, so she did not meet the ...

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Bankruptcy: Bifurcation of Secured Claim-Manufactured Home-Anti-Modification Provision

  Debtors filed for Chapter 13 bankruptcy; their plan proposed that appellant’s secured claim in debtor’s manufactured home would be bifurcated into secured and unsecured parts. The bankruptcy court overruled appellant’s objection, ruling that the anti-modification provision of the bankruptcy ...

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Bankruptcy: Judicial Lien-Enforceability

Where appellant argued that the bankruptcy court erred in granting a debtor’s motion to avoid its judicial lien, the cloud on title created by the appellant’s recording of its judgment fastened an existing but presently unenforceable line on the property, ...

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Bankruptcy: Bankruptcy Discharge Injunction-Contempt-Preclusive Effect

Plaintiffs appealed the district court’s order affirming the bankruptcy court’s order holding plaintiffs in contempt for violating a final bankruptcy-discharge injunction. On appeal, plaintiffs argued that an earlier bankruptcy court order and related state court judgments ruling that plaintiffs could ...

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