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Eifler v. Wilson & Muir Bank

Citation: 
14a0911n.06
Ruling: 
Denial of Debtor's discharge under 11 U.S.C. §§ 727(a)(2)(A)(transfer or concealment of assets) and 727(a)(4)(false oath) was affirmed.
Judge(s): 
Keith, Moore and Stranch
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Anderson v. Fisher (In re Anderson)

Citation: 
14 FED App. 0007P (6th Cir.)
Ruling: 
Default judgment entered against Debtors/Defendants as a sanction for conduct in prepetition state court litigation was entitled to preclusive effect under the Full Faith and Credit Statute (28 U.S.C. § 1738) in subsequent non-dischargeability action in chapter 7 bankruptcy case. ...
Judge(s): 
Emerson, Opperman and Preston
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Suhar v. Bruno (In re Neal)

Citation: 
13a0911n.06
Ruling: 
Sixth Circuit affirmed original decision of the bankruptcy court and reinstated its award of $47,635.27 to the chapter 7 bankruptcy estate for fraudulent transfers arising out of a divorce separation agreement.
Judge(s): 
Keith, Clay and Kethledge (Keith, dissenting).
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Timco, LLC v. T and M Sales Agency, Inc. (In re Timco, LLC)

Citation: 
13a0063n.06
Ruling: 
Appeal of bankruptcy court's decision remanding case removed state court action to confirm arbitration award which was affirmed by district court was unreviewable by the court of appeals under 28 U.S.C. § 1334(d). Appeal of order granting relief from automatic ...
Judge(s): 
Guy, Sutton and Cook
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Coyer v. HSBC Mortgage Services, Inc.

Citation: 
12a0396p.06
Ruling: 
Sixth Circuit, in a per curiam opinion in a non-bankruptcy case, affirmed dismissal of borrowers' complaint alleging (1) breach of fiduciary duty; (2) negligence/negligence per se; (3) common law fraud; (4) breach of the implied covenant of good faith and ...
Judge(s): 
Merritt, Martin and Gilman
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