Bar News - May 13, 2011
US Bankrupcty Court Opinion Summaries
Note: The full text of the opinion below will be available on the Bankruptcy Courtís website.
In re McGrahan, 2011 BNH 004, issued April 22, 2011(Deasy, J.) (Published) - (holding that after confirmation of a chapter 13 plan that pays prepetition child support arrears in full, the state of New Hampshire may not intercept tax refunds of a chapter 13 debtor to pay prepetition child support arrears under the exemption from the automatic stay in 11 U.S.C. ß 362(b)(2)(F)).
In re McLaughlin, 2011 BNH 005 issued May 4, 2011 (Deasy, J.) (unpublished) (holding that a creditorís alleged mechanicís lien is junior to another creditorís judicial lien because, under NH RSA 447:2, the mechanicís lien arose after the judicial lien was properly perfected).