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Mwangi v. Wells Fargo Bank (In the Matter of Mwangi)

Citation: 
Case No. 12-16087
Ruling: 
The Ninth Circuit panel determined, as a matter of law, that Wells Fargo Bank was not liable for sanctions for intentional violation of stay for placing a "temporary administrative pledge" on four bank accounts held by Debtor. The panel determined that ...
Judge(s): 
Silverman, B.; Fletcher, W.; Bybee, J. Opinion by Judge Bybee.
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Minnesota Housing Finance Agency v. Schmidt (In re Schmidt)

Citation: 
Minnesota Housing Finance Agency v. Schmidt (In re Schmidt), No. 13-2447 (8th Cir. 2014)
Ruling: 
Eighth Circuit Court of Appeals affirmed U.S. District Court, which affirmed bankruptcy court's confirmation of Chapter 13 plan over objection of creditor. Issue was whether Chapter 13 debtor could lien strip third mortgage on residence where residence value was ...
Judge(s): 
Colloton, Shepherd, Kelly
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Racusin v. American Wagering, Inc. (In re American Wagering, Inc.)

Citation: 
2014 WL 4179911 (9th Cir., Aug. 25, 2014)
Ruling: 
Reversing and remanding the decision of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (the "BAP"), the Ninth Circuit held that the plain language of a settlement agreement between Appellant Racusin and Appellees American Wagering, Inc. and Leroy's Horse & Sports Place contemplated interest ...
Judge(s): 
The Hon. Mary Margaret McKeown and The Hon. Richard R. Clifton, Circuit Judges, and The Honorable David A. Ezra, United States District Judge for the District of Hawaii, sitting by designation.
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Rodriguez v. Banco Popular De Puerto Rico

Citation: 
Rodriguez v. Banco Popular de Puerto Rico (In re Rodriguez), BAP No. PR 14-003, --- B.R. ----, 2014 WL 4244284 (1st Cir. BAP Aug. 26, 2014)
Ruling: 
The 1st Cir. BAP DISMISSED as untimely the appeal as to the first two orders appealed from and AFFIRMED as to the third due to the Debtors failure to demonstrate that the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Puerto Rico ...
Judge(s): 
Hillman, Hoffman, Finkle
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Tobkin v. The Florida Bar (In re Tobkin)

Citation: 
Tobkin v. The Florida Bar (In re Tobkin), Case No. 14-10272 (11th Cir. Aug. 28 2014) (per curiam) (unpublished).
Ruling: 
The Florida Bar is a governmental unit pursuant to Section 101(27) of the Bankruptcy Code and thus cost judgment entered against Debtor as a disciplinary fine and penalty was non dischargeable pursuant to 11 U.S.C. Section 523(a)(7).
Judge(s): 
Hull, Martin and Anderson
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