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Wheeler v. Collier (In the Matter of Wheeler)

Citation: 
Case No. 14-30961 (5th Cir. Mar. 4, 2005)
Ruling: 
Fifth Circuit VACATED district court order insofar as it issued criminal sanctions and enjoined law firm because the minute entry was not sufficient notice that the hearing was being held for purpose of issuing criminal contempt sanctions or injunction. The ...
Judge(s): 
Smith, Prado and Owen, Circuit Judges
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Covert, et al. v. LVNV Funding, LLC, et al.

Citation: 
___ F.3d ___, Case No. 14-1016 (4th Cir. Mar. 3, 2015)
Ruling: 
Dismissal of class action lawsuit filed by chapter 13 debtors against debt collectors for violation of the Federal Debt Collections Practices Act for filing proofs of claim without a Maryland debt collection license affirmed. Plaintiffs' claims should have been ...
Judge(s): 
Niemeyer, Shedd, and Keenan
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Kelly v. Sallie Mae, Inc.

Citation: 
2:11-cv-01263-RSL (9th CA February 27, 2015) Not for Publication
Ruling: 
The Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed and remanded to the District Court with instructions to reinstate the partial discharge ordered by the bankruptcy court. The bankruptcy court's judgment was not illogical, implausible, or without support; therefore, the bankruptcy ...
Judge(s): 
BEA and MURGUIA, Circuit Judges, and KOBAYASHI, District Judge.
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Schlegel v. Billingslea, Jr. (In re Schlegel)

Citation: 
In re Schlegel, No. SC-14-1132-KiKuJu (9th Cir. B.A.P. Feb. 25, 2015).
Ruling: 
As a matter of first impression, a chapter 13 case may be dismissed for the debtors’ failure to pay the required percentage dividend to unsecured creditors, even if they make all required plan payments.
Judge(s): 
Ralph B. Kirscher, Frank L. Kurtz, and Meredith A. Jury, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Kitron; Angello v. Valley Health System (In re Valley Health System)

Citation: 
Kitron, et al. v. Valley Health System (In re Valley Health System), BAP No. CC-11-1100-DPaTa (BAP 9th Cir. Feb. 24, 2015)
Ruling: 
The BAP for the 9th Circuit affirmed the ruling of the bankruptcy court dismissing under Rule 12 suit commenced by creditors against chapter 9 debtor and other parties. BAP agreed that appellants' suit failed to state claim upon which ...
Judge(s): 
Dunn, Pappas, Taylor
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