Statute of Limitations

The Statute of Limitations For A Preference Claim


Because no recent opinions have been published by the Delaware Bankruptcy Court, I wanted to touch on a subject that is vital in nearly every preference or fraudulent transfer case:  The Statute of Limitations For A Preference Claim

A. Statute of Limitations


Filing Proof Of Claim For Time Barred Debt Violates FDCPA, Says Eleventh Circuit, But They Leave An Escape Hatch.


fdcpa1In the last couple of years, claims against creditors for alleged violations of the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act (FDCPA) have become a hot item in Bankruptcy Courts.  One such question is whether the filing of a pr


Enforcement of Mortgage Note Barred, But Mortgage Lien Remains


On December 17, 2014, the Florida Third District Court of Appeals issued its decision on a very important foreclosure issue in the case of Deutsche Bank Trust Company Americas, etc. v. Harry Beauvais, et al., Case No. 3D14-575.  In this case, the Court held that the enforcement of the mortgage note was barred by the statute of limitations but the mortgage lien is not null and void as its validity is governed by the separate statute of repose.


Mortgages: Statute of Limitations, Quiet Title Actions, Etc.


In the aftermath of the real estate mortgage foreclosure crisis in Florida since 2008, there have been presented to the court questions of the enforceability of mortgages under various circumstances, including after the dismissal of foreclose cases.


Deficiency Judgments after Mortgage Foreclosure Sale


Recent Developments in the Collection of Deficiency Judgments after Mortgage Foreclosure


Non-Debtors Are Not The Correct Party To Bring Preference Actions



In a 14 page decision signed September 30, 2013, Judge Walsh of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court provided a primer on one of the limitations of standing provided in the bankruptcy code in his opinion granting a motion to dismiss.  Judge Walsh’s opinion is available here (the “Opinion”).