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In re Dennis Baham

Citation:
NV-20-1081-TaBG (9th Circuit, Sep 30,2020) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion awarding the Bank of New York Melon (BNY) the attorneys’ fees and costs incurred in litigating and defeating the bad faith chapter 13 filing of...
Judge(s):
Laura S. Taylor; Julia W. Brand; and Scott H. Gan
Tag(s):

In re Gayle Bagsby

Citation:
2020 WL 2025906, Case No. 19-8017/8018/8019 (6th Cir. BAP 2020) (6th Circuit, Apr 27,2020) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Court affirmed imposition of sanctions against Debtor's counsel for filing two different petition for relief for Decedent's estate. Counsel knew or should have known that Decedent's estate is not...
Judge(s):
Croom, Price-Smith & Wise
Tag(s):

Armendariz v. Chowaiki

Citation:
16-50905 (5th Circuit, Mar 30,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
"With no opinion on how this [Rule 11 sanctions] issue should come out on remand, we reverse and remand this issue to the district court for a 'brief statement of reasons' justifying its denial of...
Judge(s):
Stewart, Jolly, Jones (per curiam)
Tag(s):

Montedonico v. Blasingame (In re Blasingame)

Citation:
2016 WL 6575045 (6th Cir. BAP 2016)
Ruling:
Court abused discretion in awarding sanctions under Rule 9011 where moving party did not comply with "safe harbor" provision; and under 28 USC Section 1927 where evidence did not support finding...
Judge(s):
Harrison, Humphrey, Preston
Tag(s):

Castellanos Group Law Firm, L.L.C v. Federal Deposit Insurance Corp.

Citation:
2015-0036 (1st Cir. BAP February 17,2016) (MJS Las Croabas Properties, Inc a/k/a Ocean Club at Seven Seas)BAP NO. 15-036 Bankr. Case No12-05710ESL
Ruling:
On a decision for publication, the BAP affirmed the imposition of sanctions against the law firm under 28 U.S.C. §1927.
Judge(s):
Feeney, Deasy, and Cary
Tag(s):

Pham v. Golden (In re Pham)

Citation:
In re Pham, No. CC-14-1342-KiBrD (9th Cir. B.A.P. Sep. 2, 2015).
Ruling:
The bankruptcy court could not rely on three local bankruptcy rules of the Central District of California to impose discovery sanctions on nonparties and their lawyer.
Judge(s):
Ralph B. Kirscher and Randall L. Dunn, Bankruptcy Judges, and Philip H. Brandt, United States Bankruptcy Judge for the Western District of Washington, sitting by designation.
Tag(s):

Needler v. Casamatta (In re Miller Automotive Group, Inc.)

Citation:
Needler v. Casamatta (In re Miller Automotive Group, Inc.), Case No. 14-6047 (8th Cir. B.A.P. August 12, 2015)
Ruling:
Section 350 clearly provides statutory authority to reopen a closed case and there is no requirement that a bankruptcy court must expressly retain jurisdiction when dismissing a case in order to...
Judge(s):
Schermer, Saladino and Shodden (Bankruptcy Judges)
Tag(s):

Williams v. Living Hope Southeast, LLC

Citation:
Williams v. Living Hope Southeast, LLC, No. 14-6030 (BAP 8th Cir. Jan. 29, 2015)
Ruling:
The BAP for the 8th Circuit affirmed the order of the bankruptcy court (W.D. Ark - Texarkana) denying debtor's motion for reconsideration following the bankruptcy court's sanction order. The BAP...
Judge(s):
Federman, Schermer, and Shodeen
Tag(s):

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