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Mastan v. Salamon (In re Salamon)

Citation: 
9th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel; Case No. CC-14-1334-PaKiTa (April 6, 2015)
Ruling: 
The Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP") affirmed the bankruptcy court's order disallowing the amended proof of claim filed by chapter 7 trustee, Peter Mastan ("Mastan"). A condition precedent to a creditor's enjoyment of the status set forth in ...
Judge(s): 
PAPPAS, KIRSCHER, and TAYLOR, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Barron & Newburger, P.C. v. TX Skyline, Ltd. (In the Matter of Woerner)

Citation: 
Barron & Newburger, P.C. v. Texas Skyline, Ltd. (In re Woerner), --- F.3d ---, Case No. 13-50075 (5th Cir. Apr. 9, 2015)
Ruling: 
In this “Anti-Snax” decision by the en banc Court of Appeals, the Fifth Circuit OVERTURNED its retrospective attorney’s-fee rule from In re Pro-Snax Distributors, Inc., 157 F.3d 414 (5th Cir. 1998), adopting in its place the prospective, “reasonable likely to ...
Judge(s): 
Edward C. Prado writing for the en banc court; Grady Jolly specially concurring
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Plise v. Krohn (In re Plise)

Citation: 
Plise v. Krohn (In re Plise), BAP No. NV-14-1474-DJuKu (B.A.P. 9th Cir. April 6, 2015)
Ruling: 
AFFIRMING the bankruptcy court, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit held that the bankruptcy court did not commit reversible error when it disallowed debtor's ex-wife's proof of claim. The panel reasoned that the ex-wife was judicially estopped ...
Judge(s): 
DUNN, JURY, and KURTZ
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Todd v. Rothschild (In re Todd)

Citation: 
9th Cir BAP No. NV-14-1255-JuKuD (April 7, 2015) (Not for Publication)
Ruling: 
Based upon lack of subject matter jurisdiction, BAP vacated a bankruptcy court judgment determining the amount of a debtor's exemption in certain funds held in an account. The BAP held that a prior final order had determined that such ...
Judge(s): 
JURY, KURTZ, and DUNN, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Pryor v. Itec Financial, Inc. (In re Pryor)

Citation: 
CC-14-1365-KiKuD (9th Cir. BAP) April 6, 2015; Not for Publication
Ruling: 
The Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP") affirmed the bankruptcy court's ruling in part and vacated it in part. The BAP affirmed the denial of the Debtor's motion in relation to Fed.R.Civ.P., Rule 60(b)(1), (2), (3). The 1-year ...
Judge(s): 
KIRSCHER, KURTZ and DUNN, Bankruptcy Judges.
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