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In re Charles Edward Taylor, II

Citation: 
In re Taylor, No. 14–3017, 2015 WL 4393732, --- F.3d --- (7th Cir. July 20, 2015)
Ruling: 
Affirming the district court, the Seventh Circuit first held that the appeal was not moot even though the debtor had entered into a settlement agreement with one of the appellees because the other appellees would not consent to the settlement ...
Judge(s): 
Wood, Chief Judge; Rovner, Circuit Judge; and Springmann, District Judge (sitting by designation)
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Wildhaber, Sr. v. Burchard (in re Wildhaber, Sr.)

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Case No. NC-14-1352-PaJuKl (July 28, 2015)
Ruling: 
In the unpublished decisions, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP") affirmed the bankruptcy court's order dismissing the Chapter 13 case for failure to timely file a Chapter 13 plan. The bankruptcy court provided proper notice of the ...
Judge(s): 
Honorable PAPPAS, JURY, and KLEIN (sitting by designation), Bankruptcy Judges.
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U.S.A. v. Bruner

Citation: 
15a0543n.06; Case No. 14-5990
Ruling: 
District Court correctly found that defendant in a trial for bankruptcy fraud and other offenses did not offer a sufficient factual predicate to warrant an instruction to the jury on the advice of counsel defense. The Sixth Circuit found ...
Judge(s): 
Boggs and Donald, Circuit Judges, and Quist, District Judge, sitting by desgnation
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Brumfiel v. U.S. Bank, et al.

Citation: 
Case No. 14-1421, United States Court of Appeals for the 10th Circuit
Ruling: 
Dismissal affirmed. Applying de novo review, the 10th Circuit concluded that Debtor's claims for injunctive relief were moot because Bank was no longer pursuing its non-judicial Rule 120 procedure, and Debtor's claims for money damages were property of her bankruptcy ...
Judge(s): 
Matheson, Bacharach, and Moritz, Circuit Judges.
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Barney v. Bank of America (In re Gifford)

Citation: 
Barney v. Bank of America (In re Gifford), Case No. 14-4001 (10th Cir. BAP July 24, 2015) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
Constructive notice of the existence of a lien precludes a trustee’s avoidance of a perfected lien using section 544(a)’s strong arm powers and a debtor who grants a mortgage on her property does not retain an interest in property in ...
Judge(s): 
Cornish, Karlin, Jacobvitz (Karlin)
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