Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Security Interests in Farm Products

Posted on by Timothy G. Moore in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

The article provides a broad overview of some issues facing lenders in perfecting and enforcing security interests in farm products.
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Claims Deadline Set in Southern Title Receivership

Posted on by Jennifer J. West in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

A deadline of January 28, 2015 has been set for filing claims related to title insurance policies issued by Southern Title Insurance Corporation
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The Challenges of Transactions Involving Trusts or Trust Property

Posted on by Robert H. Chappell, III, Timothy G. Moore in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

Some loan transactions may involve trusts as borrowers, guarantors or pledgers of collateral.
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2014 Legislative Update Amendments to the Virginia Code

Posted on by Timothy G. Moore in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

The following summarizes the limited legislation passed during the 2014 VA General Assembly session that may be of interest.to the banking industry.
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New Court Decision Aids Creditors of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Debtors

Posted on by Neil E. McCullagh in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

There is good news in a recent court decision for creditors of Chapter 13 debtors.
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An Overview of Detinue in Virginia

Posted on by Timothy G. Moore in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

In Virginia, "detinue" refers to a procedure by which a party may recover possession of "unlawfully withheld" personal property.
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Pursuing and Defending Awards of Attorneys’ Fees

Posted on by Robert H. Chappell, III, Jennifer J. West in Creditors' Rights, Bankruptcy and Insolvency

In order to recover attorneys' fees, generally one must rely on a statute or a provision in a contract signed by the party who is to pay the fees.
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