Victims of Indianapolis businessman Tim Durham, who was convicted in 2012 of running a Ponzi that defrauded investors out of $200 million, have hit another roadblock after the 6th Circuit Court of Appeals rejected an attempt to recoup some of their losses.
Comments are requested by the federal judiciary from members of the public, judiciary and legal community on a set of proposed interim regulations for bankruptcy trustee payments.
Indianapolis-based USA Gymnastics could be near the final stages of the legal fallout of the Larry Nassar sexual abuse scandal.
Bankruptcy filings took a nosedive over the past year that resulted in the lowest number of 12-month filings since 1985, the Administrative Office of the U.S. Courts announced Wednesday.
More than a dozen states have dropped their longstanding objections to OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s reorganization plan, edging the company closer to resolving its bankruptcy case and transforming itself into a new entity that helps combat the U.S. opioid epidemic through its own profits.
St. Joseph Superior Court Magistrate Judge Paul E. Singleton has been appointed to a 14-year term as bankruptcy judge in the Indiana Northern District based in South Bend. Singleton will take office July 29, succeeding bankruptcy Judge Harry C. Dees, Jr.
An Indiana trial court order in favor of a Hammond homeowner in her quiet title action following a bankruptcy was vacated Friday by the Indiana Court of Appeals, which found the trial court lacked jurisdiction.
Despite being forced into a virtual format due to coronavirus concerns, the Indiana Southern District Court’s annual Black History Month event was as strong as ever with a powerful presentation from Indiana University Robert H. McKinney School of Law dean Karen Bravo.
A nonlawyer who prepared bankruptcy petitions for northern Indiana clients has pleaded guilty to two counts of subornation of perjury for falsely claiming in court filings that she was paid half the fee she actually charged clients.
The National Rifle Association announced Friday it has filed for bankruptcy protection and will seek to incorporate the nation’s most politically influential gun-rights group in Texas instead of New York, where a state lawsuit is trying to put the organization out of business.
At this fraught moment in American history, the Supreme Court of the United States is doing its best to keep its head down, going about its regular business and putting off as many politically charged issues as it can, including whether President Donald Trump’s tax returns must be turned over to prosecutors in New York.
The remainder of a multi-million-dollar judgment won by Cohen & Malad against the former Celadon Trucking Services is providing welcome support to civil legal aid in Indiana.
Looming evictions with so many Americans unable to pay their rent have been at the forefront of concerns, but legal aid offices and pro bono attorneys see other issues on the horizon. They expect more filings for bankruptcy and guardianships, and they believe more people will reach out for legal assistance with problems connected with consumer debt and domestic violence. Underpinning their ability to help is the need for money.
At the end of a year full of unprecedented challenges caused by the coronavirus pandemic, Chief Justice John G. Roberts shared his appreciation for the unsung heroes in the judicial branch in his annual year-end report.
The restaurant-and-entertainment chain Punch Bowl Social, whose Indianapolis location at 120 S. Meridian St. in Circle Centre mall has been closed since the start of the pandemic, has filed for Chapter 11 bankruptcy reorganization.
The 7th Circuit Court of Appeals has tossed a dispute over unpaid homeowners’ association fees, finding that a letter sent to a couple who owed thousands to their HOA did not cause them any concrete harm.
Filing fees for bankruptcy petitions in the Southern District of Indiana will increase in less than a month, the bankruptcy court has announced.
Despite continued high unemployment related to the coronavirus pandemic, personal and business bankruptcy filings in the United States continued a sharp decline for the second straight quarter.