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Judge Andrew Brasher Confirmed to the Eleventh Circuit

The U.S. Senate confirmed U.S. District Judge Andrew Brasher’s nomination to the Eleventh Circuit with a 52-43 vote on February 11, 2020.  Judge Brasher was previously sworn into office as a United States District Judge for the Middle District of Alabama on May 1, 2019.  Prior to taking the bench, Judge Brasher served as Alabama’s Solicitor General and as law clerk to Judge William...

A Confirmed Bankruptcy Plan is Final as to Domestic Support Obligations

The Bankruptcy Code, as amended by the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (“BAPCPA”), provides an exception to the automatic stay, which generally prohibits collection activity against property of the estate, for “the withholding of income that is property of the estate or property of the debtor for payment of a domestic support obligation under a judicial...