(California Court of Appeal) – In a case where a creditor sought to collect a judgment, held that California’s Uniform Voidable Transactions Act may apply to a fraudulent agreement between spouses to prevent collection of the debt. The debtor’s premarital agreement here said that each spouse’s earnings and other property acquired during marriage would not become community property.
(United States Fifth Circuit) – Affirmed the dismissal of an appeal in a matter concerning the bankruptcy of a shipbuilding company. The bankruptcy court’s approval of the sale of certain key estate assets was the final word on the subject, when the objector did not obtain a stay of that ruling.
(United States Fifth Circuit) – Held that bankruptcy trustees are entitled to qualified immunity for personal harms caused by actions that, while not pursuant to a court order, fall within the scope of their official duties. Affirmed the dismissal of an adversary proceeding against a bankruptcy trustee.