Mortgage Servicer Saddled with $375,000 in Sanctions for Violating Rule 3002.1

Rochelle’s Daily Wire posted an interesting article about a decision in Vermont. Here’s a snippet of the article: “In the first reported decision of its kind under Bankruptcy Rule 3002.1, Bankruptcy Judge Colleen A. Brown, Vermont’s chief bankruptcy judge, imposed $375,000 in sanctions on a mortgage servicer for billing debtors for fees without first filing the… Continue reading Mortgage Servicer Saddled with $375,000 in Sanctions for Violating Rule 3002.1

Opinion on Defense of Marriage Act…by a Bankrutpcy

In a somewhat unusual move, a United States Bankruptcy Court determined that the Defense of Marriage Act is unconstitutional and 20 sitting Judges signed the opinion!  The legal issue was presented when a gay couple, married in California when it was legal to do so, filed a joint Chapter 13 consumer reorganization.  Thus, the Court held… Continue reading Opinion on Defense of Marriage Act…by a Bankrutpcy