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Mr. Bury is a Partner with Stone & Baxter, LLP in Macon, Georgia. His experience includes litigating business disputes in state and federal courts; representing debtors, creditors, and other interested parties in out-of-court workouts and bankruptcy cases; and advising businesses and their owners on general and transactional matters.

We’ve had a slow start in 2018 and figured that we’d get back to basics with First National Bank of Oneida v. Brandt, an Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals Chapter 11 confirmation decision from last month. Ultimately, the Court remanded to the district court on one issue: what’s the impact on a confirmed individual

The U.S. Supreme Court heard oral argument yesterday in Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling, a case from the 11th Circuit regarding the bankruptcy dischargeability exceptions in 11 U.S.C.  § 523(a)(2). Locally, Appling is important because it originated across the street–literally–in Chief Bankruptcy Judge James P. Smith’s courtroom here in the Middle

Once again from my in-laws’ home in Potomac, Maryland, here’s Plan Proponent’s Best of 2017 post, a link by link Top 10 of our third year of blogging–although my wife just asked, in rather savage fashion, “Did you even have 10 posts this year?” Wow. (We had 11 posts, so one unlucky post

The Los Angeles Dodgers are down 2-3 to the Houston Astros headed into tonight’s Game 6 of the World Series. And after a wild, 12 to 13 extra innings slugfest on Sunday, we figured we’d do what we do best: simmer the anticipation and the excitement with a bankruptcy post. Last year, we wrote

For our scintillating “Back to School” post, we’ll discuss 11 U.S.C. § 1129(d), which deals with those rare Chapter 11 plans whose “principal purpose” is the “avoidance of taxes.” For most, including judges, § 1129(d) is an afterthought. Until recently, it only crept into my practice by accident: I’ve got a 10 a.m. confirmation