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Jeffrey P. White and Associates, P.C. v. Fessenden

Citation: 
United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit, BAP No. EP 15-043, April 14, 2016
Ruling: 
Reversing and remanding, the First Circuit BAP concluded that Harris v. Viegelahn, 135 S.Ct. 1829 (2015), which held that plan payments made by a chapter 13 debtor from his post-petition wages and held by a chapter 13 trustee at the ...
Judge(s): 
Boroff, Godoy, and Finkle
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Wicklund v. Robert D. Johnson Trust (In re Wicklund)

Citation: 
BAP No. WW-14-1424-KiFJu (BAP 9th Cir. March 15, 2016) (Unpublished)
Ruling: 
The BAP for the 9th Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy court’s (W.D. Wa.) orders denying Jeffrey’s claim of homestead exemption and denying chapter 13 debtor's motion to alter or amend the order denying debtor's homestead exemption. The bankruptcy court’s conclusion was ...
Judge(s): 
Kirscher, Faris, and Jury
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Arriola v. Naylor (In re Arriola)

Citation: 
9th Cir. BAP CC-15-1092-KuFTa (April 5, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
The bankruptcy court correctly denied Chapter 13 Debtor permission to re-litigate a dispute with Bank of America concerning chain of title issues with a residential deed of trust. The Debtor had a full and fair opportunity to appeal prior ...
Judge(s): 
KURTZ, FARIS and TAYLOR, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Arnot v. Endersen, et al. (In re Endersen)

Citation: 
In re Endresen, No. OR-15-1141-KiFJu (9th Cir. B.A.P. Apr. 8, 2016).
Ruling: 
Assignment to a trust-deed beneficiary of proceeds of damage to the property gave the beneficiary a lien on funds paid in settlement of construction-defect litigation, notwithstanding 552. Published.
Judge(s): 
Ralph B. Kirscher, Robert J. Faris, and Laura S. Taylor, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Judges.
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In the Matter of Sunnyslope Housing Limited Partnership

Citation: 
Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals, No. 12-17241 ((April 8, 2016)
Ruling: 
For purposes of valuation of a senior lender's interest under section 506(a), restrictions on the debtor's use of the property that would be extinguished in a foreclosure do not apply to limit the value of the senior lender's interest. ...
Judge(s): 
Kozinski, Paez and Clifton
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