Circumstances Justifying the Dischargeability of Student Loans Under the Bankruptcy Code

re: Homaidan v. Sallie Mae, Inc., et al., No. 20-1981 (2d Cir. July 15, 2021) Generally speaking, student loans are extremely difficult to discharge in bankruptcy even under dire circumstances when guaranteed by a government unit or a non-profit [...]

By |2021-11-12T09:23:47-06:00November 12, 2021|Bankruptcy|

Disability Discrimination Claims Based on Enforcement of the COVID-19 Vaccine Mandate are Here

The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission (EEOC) has periodically updated its guidance in response to workplace vaccination questions. Significantly, the agency said that the federal anti-discrimination laws it enforces don't prohibit employers from requiring all employees who physically enter the workplace to be [...]

By |2021-11-12T07:55:01-06:00November 12, 2021|Employment Law, Practice|

Recent Fifth Circuit Case Gives Lender Green Light to Change Management

  The Fifth Circuit Court of Appeals recently upheld a lower court ruling permitting a lender to change management pursuant to a negotiated agreement notwithstanding the debtor’s allegation that it was only under duress that it permitted the lender to [...]

By |2021-11-18T13:44:42-06:00September 20, 2021|Bankruptcy, Practice|

Starting September 1, 2021 – Texas Employers of ANY SIZE Can Be Sued for Sexual Harassment in the Workplace

The Texas Legislature recently passed Senate Bill 45 (SB 45) paving  the way for any Texas employer – of any size – to be sued for sexual harassment in the workplace.  The bill also expands liability to include individual actors [...]

By , |2021-10-15T08:10:50-05:00September 1, 2021|Corporate, Employment Law|

Child Custody Basics

  For parents considering divorce or separation, the impact on the children is of paramount importance. For parents who are already divorced or separated, conflicts between co-parents can lead to custody litigation. Custody issues can be complex and difficult to [...]

By |2021-09-20T16:42:57-05:00July 13, 2021|Family Law|
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