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Auslander v. Murray

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Kaye v. Blue Bell Creameries, Inc.

Summarizing by David Bury

Lee v. Field

Citation:
No. 15-17451 (9th Circuit, May 07,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Ninth Circuit affirmed bankruptcy court (D. Hawaii) ruling, affirmed by district court, finding that Trustee's adversary proceeding constituted valid objection under FRBP 4003 to debtor's claim of...
Judge(s):
O'Scannlain, Clifton, Ikuta
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Hawk v. Engelhart (In the Matter of Hawk)

Citation:
16-20641 (5th Circuit, Sep 05,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Distinguishing its prior ruling in In re Frost, the Fifth Circuit held that funds withdrawn from an otherwise exempt retirement account by a chapter 7 debtor after the petition date constituted a...
Judge(s):
Stewart, Wiener, and Prado
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GUZMÁN and RODRÍGUEZ v. NOREEN WISCOVITCH RENTAS

Citation:
BAP NO. PR 16-045 (1st Circuit, May 17,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Order denying Debtor's Second Reconsideration of the Bankruptcy Court's order sustaining the Chapter 7 Trustee's objection to certain claimed exemptions is Affirmed.
Judge(s):
Feeney, Finkle and Fagone
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GUZMAN v. NOREEN WISCOVITCH RENTAS, CH 7 TRUSTEE

Citation:
BAP No. PR 16-045, Bankruptcy Case No. 13-04232-BKT GUZMAN v. NOREEN WISCOVITCH RENTAS, CH 7 TRUSTEE (1st Circuit, May 17,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Auberto Nieves Guzmán and Annette Nazario Rodríguez Debtors appeal from the order denying their motion for reconsideration of the order sustaining the chap objection to certain claimed...
Judge(s):
BAP: Feeney, Finkle and Fagone. USBC-Puerto Rico: Tester
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Leslie Gladstone v. U.S. Bancorp

Citation:
Gladstone v. U.S. Bancorp, No. 13-55773 (9th Cir. Jan. 8, 2016).
Ruling:
A trustee may seek to avoid as fraudulent the debtor’s prepetition sale of a term life-insurance policy.
Judge(s):
Sidney R. Thomas, Chief Judge, Consuelo M. Callahan, Circuit Judge, and James K. Singleton, Senior District Judge for the U.S. District Court for the District of Alaska, sitting by designation. Opinion by Chief Judge Thomas.
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Jenkins v. Simpson

Citation:
Jenkins v. Simpson, Case No. 14-1385 (4th Cir. April 27, 2015) (published opinion)
Ruling:
The Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals held that a meeting of creditors that was not continued by announcement at the meeting, or by a subsequent filing, of the time and place for the continued...
Judge(s):
Before Motz, Keenan and Thacker, Circuit Judges. Opinion written by Judge Motz in which Judges Keenan and Thacker joined.
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Lawless v. Newton, Jr (In re Lawless)

Citation:
File name 14a0928n.06; Docket No. 14-5290
Ruling:
The Sixth Circuit affirmed the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Tennessee, which held that because the debtor could elect to take a lump sum distribution of his retirement funds, it was...
Judge(s):
Siler, Sutton and McKeague; opinion by McKeague
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Reeves v. Callaway

Citation:
Reeves v. Callaway, 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 23358, Case No. 12-2127 (4th Cir. Nov. 20, 2013) (unpublished) (per curiam)
Ruling:
PER CURIAM Affirming the Bankruptcy Court and District Court holdings: Debtors' Residence remained property of the bankruptcy estate despite the bankruptcy court allowing Debtors to reserve an...
Judge(s):
Judges Dennis W. SHEDD and James A. WYNN, Jr., and Senior Judge Clyde H. HAMILTON
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