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The next section talks specifically about BACPA
, along with the new practice of bankruptcy law and a case that defines the future of how attorneys can use bankruptcy filings as a tool in dealing with debt.
The Bankruptcy Abuse and Creditor Protection Act of 2005 (BACPA
2005) tightened the rules for electing Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
(52) But even before BACPA
, (53) a majority of courts found that third-party fees, including fees for attorneys who represented clients in marriage dissolution, fell under the ambit of [section] 523(a)(5).54 At least two courts held attorney fees owed by the debtor to the non-debtor spouse were a unique exception, and excluded other third parties.