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Can a Chapter 7 debtor amend their exemptions in a reopened case to exempt a previously undisclosed personal injury claim?

Yes – but only if the debtor can show “excusable neglect” they can amend their exemptions in a reopened proceeding. However, in a recent 10th Circuit case, the court held that a Chapter 7 debtors failed to establish that their … Continue reading

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The doctrine of collateral estoppel bars the relitigation of a legal or factual issue that was previously decided

The doctrine of collateral estoppel bars the relitigation of a legal or factual issue that was previously decidedWashington v NYC Department of Education, USCA, 2nd Circuit, 17-3776-cvIn Grieve v Tamerin, 269 F.3d 149, the Circuit Court of Appeals said that … Continue reading

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Sessions’ Rules Against Woman Previously Granted Asylum On Grounds of Domestic Abuse

On June 11, Attorney General Jeff Sessions vacated a 2016 decision by the Board of Immigration Appeals that could have significant consequences for victims of domestic abuse and gang violence who are applying for asylum in the United States. The … Continue reading

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IRS Confirms That Previously Delayed Tax Refunds Should Be Arriving Soon

Shutterstock Looking for your tax refund? The Internal Revenue Service (IRS) has announced that tax refunds for taxpayers who claimed the Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) and the Additional Child Tax Credit (ACTC) should begin arriving in bank accounts or … Continue reading

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Drowsy Driving Causes More Car Accidents and Injuries Than Previously Thought

As Fort Lauderdale car accident lawyers, we are always on the watch for news which our clients and friends can use to help prevent deadly Florida car accidents. Along those lines, a recent report demonstrates that drowsy driving, where drivers … Continue reading

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