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Holt Texas v. Zayler (In the Matter of T.S.C. Seiber Services)

Citation: 
--- F.3d ---, Case No. 13-41153 (5th Cir. Nov. 3, 2014)
Ruling: 
REVERSED judgment of the District Court: "Simply depositing interpleader funds does not automatically mean that the funds have been legally accepted, ownership thereof transferred, and the interpleader relieved of further duty to the court or further obligation to the ...
Judge(s): 
Jolly, Southwick and Haynes; Opinion by E. Grady Jolly
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Leonard v. Piccirilli (In re Mega-C Power Corp)

Citation: 
BAP Nos. NV-13-1330-JuHlPa and NV-13-1338-JuHlPa (October 30, 2014; Not for Publication)
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy courts have inherent authority to enter sanctions; however, the bankruptcy court must make a finding of bad faith or willful misconduct. The Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel affirmed the bankruptcy court’s decision that the Shareholder Trustee did not ...
Judge(s): 
JURY, HOULE,and PAPPAS, Bankruptcy Judges
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Wallace v. Rosales (In re Wallace)

Citation: 
In re Wallace, BAP No. NV-13-1518-JuHlPa (9th Cir. B.A.P. Oct. 28, 2014).
Ruling: 
Chapter 7 debtors are not entitled to an award of attorney fees incurred in defending on appeal the bankruptcy court’s order finding a creditor in contempt for violating the discharge injunction. (Not-for-publication memorandum decision.)
Judge(s): 
Meredith A. Jury, Mark D. Houle, and Jim D. Pappas, Bankruptcy Judges. (Judge Houle, Bankruptcy Judge for the Central District of California, was sitting by designation.)
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Greene v. U.S. Dept. of Education

Citation: 
Greene v. U.S. Dep't of Education, Case No. 13-3257 (7th Cir. Oct. 27, 2014) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
The reasons for making some counterclaims compulsory are to prevent harassment by the filing of repeated claims and to avoid duplicative litigation. Stating that any counterclaim that ultimately arises out of the same transaction or occurrence must be filed ...
Judge(s): 
Posner, Flaum, Sykes
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Stalnaker v. Allison (In re Tri-State Financial, LLC)

Citation: 
Stalnaker v. Allison, et al., No. 14-6018, No. 14-6019, 14-6020, 14-6025 (BAP 8th Cir. October 23, 2014)
Ruling: 
The 8th Circuit BAP reversed and remanded an order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Nebraska - Omaha, ruling that although (a) the bankruptcy did not exceed its mandate on remand; and (b) properly did not apply ...
Judge(s): 
Kressel, Schermer, and Nail
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