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Arden v. Silas (In re Arden)

Citation: 
BAP Nos. CC-14-1186-DTaKu (July 2, 2015) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
Creditor was not entitled to summary judgment on her § 523(a)(6) claim, based upon a prepetition malicious prosecution judgment against the Debtor. Although it was a "very close call," the results in the malicious prosecution action did not establish ...
Judge(s): 
DUNN, TAYLOR and KURTZ, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Ashurst Land and Cattle, LLC v. Rancho Mountain Properties

Citation: 
Ashurst Land and Cattle, LLC v. Rancho Mountain Properties, No. 13-56204 (9th Cir. July 14, 2015) (NOT FOR PUBLICATION)
Ruling: 
AFFIRMING the district court's order granting defendant's motion to dismiss pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) de novo, the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals held that (a) the district court properly concluded that plaintiffs lacked standing to raise the ...
Judge(s): 
W. FLETCHER, PAEZ, and BERZON, Circuit Judges.
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Bowles Sub Parcel A, LLC v. CW Capital Asset Mgt. LLC (In re Bowles Sub Parcel A, LLC)

Citation: 
Bowles Sub Parcel A, LLC, et al. v. CW Capital Asset Mgt. LLC, et al. (In re Bowles Sub Parcel A, LLC, ), Nos. 14-1055, 14-1060, 14-1061, 14-1064, 14-1065 (8th Cir. July 1, 2015)
Ruling: 
The 8th Circuit affirmed the affirmed the ruling of the bankruptcy court (D. Minn.), which determined that a default-interest provision in a loan agreement was a valid liquidated-damages provision under Minnesota law. Appellants were six limited liability companies who were ...
Judge(s): 
Gruender, Shepherd, Kelly
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Riverbend Condominium Assoc. v. Green (In the Matter of Green)

Citation: 
Riverbend Condominium Assoc. v. Green (In re Green), No. 14-31117 (5th Cir. July 13, 2015)
Ruling: 
Affirmed Bankruptcy and District Court determinations that the privilege created by Louisiana law for all unpaid sums assessed by a condominium association against the condominium owner is a statutory lien (as distinguished from a security interest) and is therefore ...
Judge(s): 
KING, SMITH, and ELROD, PER CURIAM
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Sauer Inc. v. Lawson (In re Lawson)

Citation: 
Sauer Inc. v. Lawson (In re Lawson), No. 14-2058 (1st Cir. July 1, 2015)
Ruling: 
The First Circuit Court of Appeals VACATED the bankruptcy court's order dismissing the adversary proceeding and REMANDED for further proceedings consistent with the opinion. The First Circuit Court of Appeals held that debt that is not dischargeable in a ...
Judge(s): 
Lynch, Thompson, Kayatta
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