Archive for March, 2017

Ongoing Saga of Homestead Proceeds

Monday, March 20th, 2017

In the latest installment of the homestead proceeds saga, the US District Court for the Western District has issued an opinion reversing Judge Gargotta’s opinion in In re DeBerry, 2015 WL 6528024. The District Court opinion can be found on the Western District Court website under Case N. 5:15-cv-01135-RCL, Docket No. 9.
This case starts with [...]

Home Equity Loan Violations

Friday, March 3rd, 2017

This is a very long post describing some recent case law with respect to home equity litigation in Texas. These events are significant to a consumer bankruptcy practice, but if the subject is of no interest, you may want to skip it.
The Texas Supreme Court issued two opinions on May 20, 2016 regarding issues related [...]

by Michael Baumer