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Fred Martin Motor Co. v. Spitzer Autoworld Akron, LLC

Citation:
Fred Martin Motor Co. v. Spitzer Autoworld Akron, LLC, Case No. 17-1161 (6th Circuit, Apr 04,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals affirmed the District Court's decision, holding that collateral estoppel precludes Spitzer from challenging the original no-preclusion decision that it had intentionally failed...
Judge(s):
NORRIS, ROGERS, and BUSH (opinion of Court by ROGERS)
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Aniel v. ResCap Borrower Claims Trust (In re Residential Capital LLC

Citation:
17-1163-bk (2nd Circuit, Apr 04,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Second Circuit affirmed the judgment of the district court and bankruptcy court orders disallowing appellants claims.
Judge(s):
Robert D. Sack, Peter W. Hall, Christopher F. Droney
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Havens v. Arnold Leong (In re Leong Partnership)

Citation:
NC-17-1015-STaB; NC-17-1034-STaB (related appeals) (9th Circuit, Mar 23,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court's summary judgment dismissing involuntary chapter 11 petition filed against alleged debtor Leong Partnership affirmed.
Judge(s):
Spraker, Taylor, Brand
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UTSA Apartments, L.L.C. v. UTSA Apartments 8, L.L.C.

Citation:
No. 17-50893 (5th Circuit, Mar 27,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
REVERSE the bankruptcy court’s decision to reduce UTSA’s share of the net proceeds and AFFIRM its decision to reduce Woodlark’s proof of claims. REMAND for further proceedings consistent with...
Judge(s):
HIGGINBOTHAM, PRADO, and HIGGINSON, Circuit Judges
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Halper v. Twin Palms Lending Group, LLC

Citation:
CC-17-1171-FSTa/CC-17-1172-FSTa (related) (9th Circuit, Mar 13,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court did not err in granting default judgment against debtor/defendant who refused to sit for her deposition in two related adversary proceedings for over five years.
Judge(s):
Faris, Speaker, Taylor
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Lowe v. Ransier

Citation:
Nos. 15-8053/8055; File No. 18b0003p.06 (6th Circuit, Mar 13,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Sixth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) affirmed Bankruptcy Court's decision that found indirect equity owner of Debtor in contempt for pursuing claims in his own name in state court under...
Judge(s):
BAP Judges Delk, Harrison and Opperman (Chief- wrote opinion)
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Anderson v. Credit One Bank, N.A.

Citation:
16 ‐ 2496 (2nd Circuit, Mar 07,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirmed order denying arbitration of debtor's class action claim alleging violation of discharge injunction.. Court found arbitration of a claim based on an alleged violation of Section 524(a)(2)...
Judge(s):
Pooler and Droney, Circuit Judges , and Ramos District Judge .
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Janvey v. Romero

Citation:
.17-1197 (4th Circuit, Feb 21,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Fourth Circuit ultimately found that the Bankruptcy Court did not abuse it's discretion. The Bankruptcy Court concluded that the Debtor's decision to file for bankruptcy did not rise to the...
Judge(s):
Judge Wilkinson wrote the opinion, in which Chief Judge Gregory and Judge Harris joined
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Harker v. PNC Mortgage Co.

Citation:
File Name: 18b0001p.06; No. 17-8005 (6th Circuit, Feb 06,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Sixth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) affirmed the decision of the bankruptcy court that: (i) a trustee's avoidance power as a hypothetical lien creditor pursuant to Sec. 544(a)(1) is not...
Judge(s):
Harrison, Opperman and Wise, Bankruptcy Appellate Judges.
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Reinbold v. Thorpe (In re Thorpe)

Citation:
17-1766 (7th Circuit, Jan 31,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Under the Illinois law, each spouse is vested with independent contingent interests in marital property when the divorce petition is filed. When one spouse files bankruptcy, a trustee succeeds only...
Judge(s):
Bauer, Flaum, Sykes (Sykes)
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