About "Volo"

Volo is a Latin word for speed, more rapidly. The Volo Project is dedicated to providing ABI Members with the most timely bankruptcy decisions from the U.S. Courts of Appeal. A team of editors from around the country will summarize new appellate opinions, posted here at the Volo website. The summary includes the full text of the opinion. ABI Members can also subscribe to an RSS feed to receive summaries as soon as they are posted. Opinions will be summarized within 24 hours.

Volo editor: Scott F. Gautier
Peitzman Weg LLP; Los Angeles, CA

Provided by the American Bankruptcy Institute

Pettaway v. Department of Education

Citation: 
13-cv-2104 (unpublished)
Ruling: 
In a one paragraph, unpublished per curiam opinion the Fourth Circuit affirmed the decision of the district court for the Eastern District of Virginia upholding the bankruptcy court's denial of the Chapter 7 debtor's request for a hardship discharge of ...
Judge(s): 
Before MOTZ, Circuit Judge, and HAMILTON and DAVIS, Senior Circuit Judges.
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Luxury Jewels, LLC v. Akers (In re Aroonsakool)

Citation: 
No. SC-13-1206-JuKuPa (9th Cir. BAP March 28, 2014)
Ruling: 
Affirms the bankruptcy court's order for substantive consolidation nunc pro tunc to the debtors' petition date.
Judge(s): 
Jury, Kurtz, and Pappas.
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Aftandilian v. Prestige Management Group, LLC

Citation: 
Slip Copy, 2014 WL 1244789 (9th Cir.BAP (Cal.) (not appropriate for publication)
Ruling: 
The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel first found that though Creditor had taken various steps in reliance of the completed nonjudicial sale, the appeal was not moot. The BAP also concluded that the Bankruptcy Court did not err in denying the ...
Judge(s): 
Kurtz, Pappas, Tayor
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Santiago-Monteverde v. Pereira (In re Santiago-Monteverde)

Citation: 
Santiago-Monteverde v. Pereira (In re Santiago-Monteverde), No. 12-4131 (2d Cir. Mar. 31, 2014)
Ruling: 
The United States Court of Appeals for the Second Circuit (“Second Circuit”) certified to the New York Court of Appeals the question: “may a rent-stabilized tenant prevent the assumption and assignment of his or her lease by claiming that the ...
Judge(s): 
Sack, Parker Raggi
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Gaskin v. Barstow (In re Dockweiler)

Citation: 
9th Cir. (B.A.P) Case no Ak-13-1157 - Filed March 28, 2014
Ruling: 
DISMISSAL due to lack of jurisdiction rendering the appeal as MOOT.
Judge(s): 
Jury, Kurtz, and Pappas.
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