April 2007

Debtor/Creditor NewsMag
A publication of the Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee of the Business Law Section of the State Bar of Michigan
CONTENT
Information Designed for the Michigan
Practitioner of Debtor/Creditor Law

- - - a Quick Read for the Lawyer on the Run

In this Issue of NewsMag

THE LAW

SUMMARIES OF SELECT PUBLISHED DECISIONS WITHIN THE 6TH CIRCUIT
       - By: Hannah M. McCollum

ARTICLES

PASSING MEANS TEST DOES NOT PRECLUDE DISMISSAL FOR EXCESS INCOME
      - By: Laura J. Eisele

CAN 910 CREDITORS REJOICE IN HANGING PARAGRAPH'S RECENT INTERPRETATIONS?
      - By: Charles J. Schneider with contributions by Jeffrey Sieving

COURTS VOID DEBT RELIEF AGENCY SECTIONS OF BAPCPA
      - By: Richard Fellrath

TIMING OF PAYMENTS UNDER BAPCPA SECTION 503(b)(9)
      - By: Deborah Kovsky-Apap

(ANOTHER) ARTICLE ON ELECTRONIC DISCOVERY AMENDMENTS - DON'T IGNORE THIS ONE
      - By: Brendan Best

BANKRUPTCY JUDGES DECIDE MORTGAGE RECORD DATE DESPITE NO ENTRY BOOK
       - By: Stuart Gold

SUPREME COURT RULES THAT DEBTOR'S RIGHT TO CONVERT TO CHAPTER 13 IS NOT ABSOLUTE
      - By: Charles J. Schneider with contributions by Jeffery Sieving

SUPREME COURT ALLOWS CONTRACTUAL ATTORNEY FEES FOR LITIGATING BANKRUPTCY ISSUES
       - By: Willard Hawley  

BRITNEY SPEARS FACING BANKRUPTCY?
      - By: Anonymous Blogger

SHORT TAKES - BANKRUPTCY MATTERS WORTHY OF NOTE
       - By: Martin L. Fried

NOTES OF THE DEBTOR/ CREDITOR RIGHTS COMMITTEE

Meeting Notes of Jan 10., 2007 Meeting

Next Committee Meeting

Wireless Internet Access for Bankruptcy Court, Meeting Notes

Get Your Copy of NewsMag

ANNOUNCEMENTS

How to Become a Big Fish

How to Get Your Two Cents In

Appellate Bar Section Schedules Two Day Bench Bar Conference

CBA Presents Nuts & Bolts Seminar

Business Institute Annual Seminar

IWIRC Features Lynn Tilton

ABI Central States Workshop

Michigan Business Law Journal Seeks Articles

Administrative Office Announces Changes in Certain Dollar Amounts

 

LETTERS TO THE EDITOR

It's Your turn!

SEYMOUR SEZ

Wise Words of a Wry and Whimsical Wit
Seymour Markowitz

 
ARCHIVES

September 2006 Issue of NewsMag

February 2007 issue of NewsMag

LINKS

Eastern District Bankruptcy Court State Bar of Michigan
Western District Bankruptcy Court State Bar Member Directory
Sixth Circuit Court of Appeals Business Law Section
PACER - All Courts Debtor / Creditor Rights Committee


Co-Editors of NewsMag

Martin L. Fried
Goldstein Bershad
Fried & Lieberman, PC
4000 Town Center, Ste 1200
Southfield, MI 48075
(248) 355-5300 (tel)
(248) 355-4644 (fax)
Marty@gbfllaw.com

Laura J. Eisele
Kerr, Russell
and Weber, PLC
Detroit Center, Ste 2500
500 Woodward Ave
Detroit, MI 48226-3427
(313) 961-0200 (tel)
(313) 961-0388 (fax)
lje@krwlaw.com

Co-Chairs of Debtor/Creditor Rights Committee

Judy B. Calton
Honigman Miller
Schwartz & Cohn, LLP
660 Woodward Ave.
Detroit, MI 48226
(313) 465-7344 (tel)
(313) 465- 7345 (fax)
jcalton@honigman.com
Judith Greenstone Miller
Jaffe, Raitt,
Heuer & Weiss, PC
27777 Franklin Rd, Ste 2500
Southfield, MI 48034
(248) 727-1429 (tel)
(248) 351-3082 (fax)
jmiller@jaffelaw.com