LVNV v. Crawford, the FDCPA, and the End of a Circuit Split?

LVNV v. Crawford: Are Bankruptcy Debtors Limited to Bankruptcy Remedies? For years, the courts have struggled over consumers’ remedies when creditors continue collection attempts in violation of the automatic stay. Under the Bankruptcy Code, consumers can bring a contempt of … Continue reading

SCOTUS: At Conversion, Undistributed Funds Go to the Debtor (Harris v. Viegelahn)

When someone converts from a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case to a Chapter 7 case when the Chapter 13 Trustee is in possession of funds that haven’t been distributed to creditors, what happens to that money? Does it go to the … Continue reading