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Burkhart v. Grigsby

Citation:
16-1971 (4th Circuit, Mar 29,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
A chapter 13 debtor may strip down a creditor’s undersecured (or fully underwater) lien whether or not that creditor filed a proof claim, and this power arises under § 1322(b), and not § ...
Judge(s):
King, Diaz, and Shedd
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LVNV Funding, LLC v. Harling, v. Simmons-Beasley

Citation:
No. 16-1346 and 16-1347 (consolidated for appeal) (4th Circuit, Mar 30,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Held that the Debtors’ objections to LVNV’s proofs of claim as an unsecured creditor are not barred by the doctrine of res judicata. There was no adjudication of the claim of any individual...
Judge(s):
Before Circuit Judges Agee, Keenan and Thacker. Affirmed by published opinion authored by Judge Agee, in which Judge Keenan and Judge Thacker joined.
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Matteson v. Bank Of America (In re Matteson)

Citation:
15 FED App. 0006P (6th Cir. August 10, 2015)
Ruling:
The Bankruptcy Court erred in reducing mortgage balances by the amount the secured lender would have received under Chapter 13 plan had creditor filed proofs of claim. The Secured creditor's liens...
Judge(s):
Delk, Opperman and Preston
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Boukatch v. Midfirst Bank (In re Boukatch)

Citation:
Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Case No. AZ-14-1483-KiPaJu (July 9, 2015)
Ruling:
In the issue of first impression before the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel ("BAP"), the BAP reversed and remanded the bankruptcy court's order denying the Chapter 13 Debtors motion to...
Judge(s):
KIRSCHER, PAPPAS and JURY, Bankruptcy Judges.
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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...
Judge(s):
KING, SMITH, and ELROD, PER CURIAM
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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...
Judge(s):
Ralph B. Kirscher, Frank L. Kurtz, and Meredith A. Jury, Bankruptcy Judges.
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Choudhuri v. Deutsche Bank (In re Choudhuri)

Citation:
BAP No. NC-14-1140-PaJuKu (9th Cir. November 12, 2014)
Ruling:
The unpublished decisions of the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel the appeal of the bankruptcy court's order sustaining Deutsche Bank's objection to the Chapter 13 plan and denying...
Judge(s):
PAPPAS, JURY and KURTZ, Bankruptcy Judges
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In re Cain

Citation:
14 FED App.0005P (6th Cir.) (BAP)
Ruling:
A Chapter 13 debtor who is ineligible for a discharge due to a prior Chapter 7 discharge, may strip a wholly unsecured junior lien on real property through the Chapter 13 plan.
Judge(s):
Judges Harrison, Humphrey, Preston. Opinion by J. Harrison.
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Wells Fargo Bank v. Scantling (In re Scantling)

Citation:
Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. Scantling (In re Scantling), Case No. 13-10558 (11th Cir. June 18, 2014).
Ruling:
The Court found that the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 does not prohibit a debtor from stripping off a wholly unsecured junior mortgage in a Chapter 20 case.
Judge(s):
Tjoflat, Moore and Schlesinger
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