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Legendary Stone Arts, LLC v. Maness (In re Maness)

Citation: 
Legendary Stone Arts, LLC v. Maness (In re Maness), Case No. 13-6037 (BAP 8th Cir., August 29, 2013)
Ruling: 
The BAP affirmed the bankruptcy court's ruling that the defendant in this adversary action, Legendary Stone, LLC, had met its burden of presenting evidence that its representatives were not attempting to use the criminal proceeding previously brought against the Debtors ...
Judge(s): 
Kressel, Saladino, and Shodeen
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Fischer v. Great Western Bank (In re Fischer)

Citation: 
Fischer v. Great Western Bank (In re Fischer), No. 13-6043 (BAP 8th Cir. November 18, 2013)
Ruling: 
The Eighth Circuit BAP affirmed the bankruptcy court's denial of debtor's motion for contempt against lender. The BAP found that the bankruptcy court's order simply approving the stipulation did not contain any any operative commands or direction upon the ...
Judge(s): 
Federman, Kressel, Nail
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Geron v. Seyfarth Shaw LLP

Citation: 
Docket No. 12-4138
Ruling: 
Second Circuit certified the following question of law for the N.Y. Court of Appeals: does New York law treat a dissolved law firm's pending hourly fee matters as its property?
Judge(s): 
Lynch, Chin and Carney
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Kulakowski v. Walton (In re Kulakowski)

Citation: 
Kulakowski v. Walton (In re Kulakowski), Case No. 12-15294 (11th Cir. Nov. 15, 2013) (published).
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court, in appropriate circumstances, can consider the entirety of a non-filing spouse's income in its totality of the circumstances analysis under 11 U.S.C. Section 707(b)(3)(B).
Judge(s): 
Jordan, Dubina, and Baldock
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Thomas v. Federal National Mortgage Association (In re Thomas)

Citation: 
United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the 10th Circuit, Appeal No. WO-13-029.
Ruling: 
The BAP affirmed the bankruptcy court's order confirming that Appellee had standing as a "party in interest" to seek a comfort order under 11 U.S.C. section 362(j), reviewing the bankruptcy court's factual findings under the "clearly erroneous" standard of review. ...
Judge(s): 
Karlin, Romero, and Jacobvitz, Bankruptcy Judges. Opinion by Karlin.
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