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Tomkow v. Barton (In re Tomkow)

Citation:
BAP No. CC-16-1075-TaFMc (9th Circuit, Jan 05,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The BAP for the 9th Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy court (CD Cal.) ruling granting summary judgment in favor of creditor determining that state court judgment was nondischargeable pursuant to...
Judge(s):
Taylor, Faris, McKittrick
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Lecann v. Cobham (In re Cobham)

Citation:
Lecann v. Cobham (In re Cobham), No. 16-1010, 2016 WL 5956692 (4th Cir. Oct. 14, 2016) (per curiam)
Ruling:
Fourth Circuit affirmed the determination that the judgment debt at issue is nondischargeable under section 523(a)(6) as the bankruptcy court had found and declined to reach the district court's...
Judge(s):
Robert B. King, Allyson K. Duncan, and Henry F. Floyd
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Privitera v. Curran

Citation:
1st Circuit BAP NO. MW 15-051, Massachusetts Main Bankruptcy Case No. 14-42811-CJP, Adversary Proceeding No. 15-04024-CJP
Ruling:
AFFIRMED. Creditor's Complaint against Debtor objecting to dischargeability under 11 USC 523(a)(2)(A) was dismissed by the Bankruptcy Court under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12 (b)(6) standard. Creditor's...
Judge(s):
Trial Judge: Hon. Melvin S. Hoffman. BAP Judges: Lamoutte, Deasy and Cary.
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Clabaugh v. Grant (In re Grant)

Citation:
Clabough v. Grant. (In re Grant), Case No. 16-6062 (10th Cir. September 20, 2016). Unpublished
Ruling:
Bankruptcy courts do not have authority to use their equitable powers to disallow exemptions or amendments to exemptions due to bad faith or misconduct; any equitable powers can only be exercised...
Judge(s):
Matheson, McKay, O’Brien
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Scarbrough v. Purser (In the Matter of Scarbrough)

Citation:
--- F.3d ---, Case No. 15-51045 (5th Cir. 2016)
Ruling:
AFFIRMED lower courts' rulings that state court judgment and sanctions were non-dischargeable under 11 U.S.C. 523(a)(2)(A) & (a)(6). Court of appeals rejected all grounds raised by the debtor,...
Judge(s):
Stewart, Clement, Haynes
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In the Matter of Ferguson

Citation:
In re Ferguson, No. 15-3093 (7th Cir. August 23, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling:
In the bankruptcy context, an appeal lacks jurisdiction when a case is remanded deciding only an issue without resolving the underlying dispute, because such decision is not final.
Judge(s):
Shadid, Easterbrook, Rovner, and Hamilton.
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Siragusa, et al. v. Collazo (In re Collazo)

Citation:
14 C 5008
Ruling:
The 7th Circuit examined the factual underpinning of the case, including the fact that the Plaintiffs had been satisfied with Collazo's evasive responses to inquiries about their investments, had...
Judge(s):
POSNER, EASTERBROOK and KANNE
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Kochetov v. California Employment Development Department (In re Kochetov)

Citation:
In re Kochetov, No. SC-15-1034-FJuKi (9th Cir. B.A.P. Mar. 25, 2016).
Ruling:
A bankruptcy court may not decline to reopen a closed chapter 7 case due to the passage of time. Not-for-publication memorandum.
Judge(s):
Robert J. Faris, Meredith A. Jury, and Ralph B. Kirscher, Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Judges.
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