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Topic: Automatic Stay

Lei v. Yan (In re Yan)

Citation: 
Lei v. Yan (In re Yan), 9th Cir. B.A.P (NC-14-1266-JuTaPa), February 26, 2015 [Not for Publication]
Ruling: 
In an unpublished opinion the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the 9th Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy court’s denial of creditor motion seeking damages for violations of the automatic stay under § 362(k)(1). The court held that the creditor did not ...
Judge(s): 
JURY, TAYLOR, and PAPPAS, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Chesley v. RWW Properties, LLC (In re Chesley)

Citation: 
Chesley v. RWW Properties, LLC (In re Chesley), BAP No. NC-14-1070-JuTaPa (B.A.P. 9th Cir. Feb. 26, 2015) (NOT FOR PUBLICATION)
Ruling: 
AFFIRMING the bankruptcy court's order denying debtor's motion for reconsideration, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit held that the bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion by (a) granting purchaser's motion to annul the automatic stay and (b) ...
Judge(s): 
JURY, TAYLOR, and PAPPAS
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Sazegar v. Jadidolahi (In re Sazegar)

Citation: 
CC-14-1188-TaDPa (9th Cir. BAP February 19, 2015)
Ruling: 
In the unpublished decisions, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP"), the BAP affirmed the bankruptcy court. Rule 7004(b)(9) Fed.R.Bankr.P. provides that service of a motion for stay relief is to be made on the debtor at the address listed ...
Judge(s): 
TAYLOR, DUNN, and PAPPAS, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Mercado v, Combined Investments, LLC

Citation: 
BAP No. MB 14-030
Ruling: 
AFFIRMED. The Debtor did not provide evidence demonstrating her ability to reorganize within a reasonable time and failed to satisfy her burden under § 362(d)(2)(B). A debtor’s burden under this prong of § 362(d)(2)(B) cannot be fulfilled by ...
Judge(s): 
Deasy, Kornreich and Finkle
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Angio Dynamics, Inc. v. Biolitec, Inc.

Citation: 
Docket No. 12-4364-cv (2nd Cir. January 9, 2015)
Ruling: 
Non-party parent of debtor in appellate litigation was not permitted to be substituted for its subsidiary that settled underlying litigation (through its bankruptcy trustee) and dismissed appeal, since Federal Rule of Appellate Procedure 43(b) applies only when a party is ...
Judge(s): 
Cabranes, Hall, Chin, Circuit Judges
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Sullivan v. Harnisch (In re Sullivan)

Citation: 
Sullivan v. Harnisch (In re Sullivan), 9th Cir. B.A.P. (BAP No. CC-14-1225-TaDKi) December 9, 2014 [UNPUBLISHED OPINION]
Ruling: 
In an unpublished opinion, the 9th circuit bankruptcy appellate panel reversed the ruling and order of the bankruptcy court to dismiss the appellants' chapter 11 bankruptcy case because the appellant filed the bankruptcy petition in bad faith. The appellate ...
Judge(s): 
TAYLOR, DUNN, and KIRSCHER, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Aguilar v. Ocwen Loan Servicing, LLC (In re Aguilar)

Citation: 
BAP Nos. CC-14-1017-PaTaKu; CC-14-1073-PaTaKu (unpublished)
Ruling: 
In an unpublished decision, the BAP found dismissal of an adversary proceeding brought by a Chapter 7 debtor was proper under Rule 12(b)(6) because a Chapter 7 debtor lacks standing to assert claims that are property of the estate and ...
Judge(s): 
PAPPS, TAYLOR, and KURTZ, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Pineda Grantor Trust v. Dunlap Oil Co. (In re Dunlap Oil Co.)

Citation: 
Pineda Grantor Trust v. Dunlap Oil Co. (In re Dunlap Oil Co.) 9th Cir. B.A.P, BAP No. AZ-14-1172-JuKiD, (December 5, 2014) [Not for Publication]
Ruling: 
In an unpublished opinion, the 9th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel affirmed the bankruptcy court’s order confirming the second amended joint plan (SAJP) filed by chapter 11 debtors, Dunlap Oil Company, Inc. (DOC) and Quail Hollow Inn, LLC (QHI). The appellate ...
Judge(s): 
JURY, KIRSCHER, and DUNN, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Ellis v. Yu (In re Ellis)

Citation: 
NC-14-1052-PAJuKu (B.A.P. 9th Cir. November 19, 2014)
Ruling: 
The BAP panel dismissed appeal as moot. After filing the appeal, Debtor's Chapter 13 case was converted to a Chapter 7 and a discharge was entered. The BAP held it could not exercise jurisdiction over a moot appeal ...
Judge(s): 
BAP Panel: Pappas, Jury, and Kurtz.
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Bugg v. Gray (In re Gray)

Citation: 
Bugg v. Gray (In re Gray), 2014 WL 6611089 (8th Cir. BAP November 24, 2014)
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court order awarding damages for willful violation of the automatic stay was affirmed as to actual damages but reversed as to punitive damages because there was no evidence of egregious, intentional misconduct.
Judge(s): 
Federman, Kressel, and Schermer
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