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Drury v. U.S. Trustee (In re Drury)

Citation: 
In re Drury, No. CC-15-1441-KuFD (9th Cir. B.A.P. Aug. 23, 2016). Not for publication.
Ruling: 
In determining disposable income, a chapter 7 debtor may deduct loan payments that the debtor does not owe on a car that the debtor uses, but does not own.
Judge(s): 
Frank L. Kurtz, Robert J. Faris, and Randall L. Dunn, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Judges.
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United Surety & Indemnity Co. v. Lopez-Munoz

Citation: 
United Surety & Indemnity Co. v. Pedro Lopez-Munoz (In Re Pedro Lopez-Munoz), 1st Cir. BAP No. PR16-011, Bankr. Case No. 13-08171-EAG (July 28, 2016)
Ruling: 
Despite the debtor's initial failure to disclose certain prepetition transfers and schedule certain assets, the court denied a creditor's motion to appoint a chapter 11 trustee when the debtor explained, and corrected his failures in a manner sufficient to satisfy ...
Judge(s): 
Judges Francis Bailey, Diane Finkle and Michael Fagone
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United Surety & Indemnity Co. v. Puerto Rico Electric Power Authority

Citation: 
____B.R. ____ (B.A.P. 1st Cir. 2016).BAP NOS. PR 15-046
Ruling: 
The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel affirms the judgment on voluntary dismissal of Debtor's adversary case against PREPA and declines to consider USIC's appeals from the interlocutory orders.
Judge(s): 
Bailey, Finkle and Fagone
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Clabaugh v. Grant (In re Grant)

Citation: 
Clabough v. Grant. (In re Grant), Case No. 16-6062 (10th Cir. September 20, 2016). Unpublished
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy courts do not have authority to use their equitable powers to disallow exemptions or amendments to exemptions due to bad faith or misconduct; any equitable powers can only be exercised within the confines of the Bankruptcy Code and the ...
Judge(s): 
Matheson, McKay, O’Brien
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Andover Covered Bridge, LLC v. Harrington

Citation: 
Bankruptcy Case No. 15-20489-PGC, BAP No. EP 16-005
Ruling: 
AFFIRMED.
Judge(s): 
Feeney, Godoy and Harwood
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