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Bray v. U.S. Bank National Assoc.

Citation:
CC-17-1373-SKuF (9th Circuit, Aug 07,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court did not commit a reversible error when it annulled the automatic stay nunc pro tunc to validate a postpetition nonjudicial foreclosure sale of real property where the debtor was...
Judge(s):
SPRAKER, KURTZ, and FARIS
Tag(s):

Pendergraft v. Network of Neighbors, Inc.

Citation:
18-20045 (5th Circuit, Aug 08,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The mental culpability to make a debt non-dischargeable under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(4) can be established with evidence that the debtor failed to comply with corporate formalities (at least when the...
Judge(s):
DAVIS, COSTA, and ENGELHARDT
Tag(s):

Peaje Investments LLC v. The Financial Oversight and Mgmt Board for Puerto Rico

Citation:
17-2165, 17-2166, 17-2167 (1st Circuit, Aug 08,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
A declaration by a governmental instrumentality (i.e., not the legislature) of the existence of a lien is insufficient to create a statutory lien unless the instrumentality's declaration is...
Judge(s):
Howard, Kayatte, and Torreson (D. Maine, sitting by designation)
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Francois Freres USA, Inc. v. Weiss (In re Walldesign, Inc.)

Citation:
BAP No, CC-17-1290-KuFS (9th Circuit, Aug 02,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
An avoidance defendant-creditor cannot rely on Rule 60 for reconsideration, instead of a timely appeal, of an order disallowing the party's proof of claim, especially where the arguments asserted...
Judge(s):
KURTZ, FARIS, and SPRAKER
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U.S. Department of Labor v. Harris

Citation:
17-1261 (8th Circuit, Aug 03,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Eight Circuit affirmed the judgment of the bankruptcy court finding debt owed to the Department of Labor (DOL) was non-dischargeable under 11 U.S.C. Section 523(a)(4), which excepts from discharge...
Judge(s):
SMITH, MURPHY and COLLOTON
Tag(s):

Viegelahn v. Lopez

Citation:
17-50297 (5th Circuit, Jul 31,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Rendered
Ruling:
After voluntary dismissal, Chapters 13 debtors were entitled to the proceeds from the sale of homestead that had lost its exempt status. Proceeds that were acquired post-petition vested in the...
Judge(s):
KING, ELROD, and GRAVES
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Daughtrey v. Rivera

Citation:
15-14544 (11th Circuit, Jul 24,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A debtor's right to convert to chapter 11 from chapter 7 pursuant to Section 706(a) is limited by subsection (d). Thus, a debtor's right to convert is expressly conditioned on his ability to...
Judge(s):
Tjoflat, Rosenbaum, and Sentelle
Tag(s):

Lee v. Peeples

Citation:
BAP No. UT-18-003 (10th Circuit, Jul 16,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
BAP for 10th Circuit affirmed defense verdict of bankruptcy court (D. Utah) in favor of debtor-defendant on creditors' 11 USC 727 and 523 claims. Creditors failed to prove elements of claims...
Judge(s):
Michael, Karlin, Romero
Tag(s):

Lee v. Farrar (In re Gold Strike Heights Homeowners Assoc.)

Citation:
BAP No. EC-16-1169-KuBH & BAP No. EC-16-1283-KuBH (9th Circuit, Jul 12,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Circuit affirmed bankruptcy court (ED Cal.) entry of judgment on the pleadings in favor of defendant-trustee, and grant of motion for attorney's fees as prevailing party. Tenant had no...
Judge(s):
Kurtz, Brand, Hursh
Tag(s):

Fustolo v. The Patriot Group LLC

Citation:
17-1984 (1st Circuit, Jul 16,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court's order denying debtor a discharge reversed because allowing motion to conform complaint to the evidence was a due process violation in the circumstances.
Judge(s):
Toruella (author), Thompson and Kayatta
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