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Michael's Enterprises of Virginia, Inc. v. Branch Bank and Trust Company (In re Michael's Enterprises of Virginia, Inc.)

Citation:
Michael's Enterprises of Virginia, Inc. v. Branch Bank and Trust Company (In re Michael's Enterprises of Virginia, Inc.), Case no. 15-1807 (4th Cir. Apr. 6, 2016) (unpublished) (per curiam)
Ruling:
The decision of the bankruptcy court awarding sanctions against the corporate debtor and its sole shareholder on the grounds that the chapter 11 petition had been filed for the improper purpose of...
Judge(s):
Before Wilkinson and Floyd, Circuit Judges, and Davis, Senior Circuit Judge.
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Harger v. Jones (In re Jones)

Citation:
Harger v Jones (In re Jones), 16 Fed App.0001P(6th Cir. March 3, 2016)
Ruling:
The Sixth Circuit BAP held that the bankruptcy court erred as a matter of law in awarding attorneys' fees as sanctions under Rule 9011 on a sua sponte basis and abused its discretion in imposing...
Judge(s):
Preston, Humphrey and Harrison
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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
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Shalaby v. Mansdorf (In re Nakhuda)

Citation:
BAP No. NC-15-1149-JuKuW (BAP 9th Cir. Feb. 4, 2016)(published)
Ruling:
The BAP for the 9th Circuit affirmed in part and reversed in part the ruling of the bankruptcy court (N.D. Cal.), sanctioning chapter 7 debtor's counsel by ordering payment to the bankruptcy court...
Judge(s):
Jury, Kurtz, Wanslee
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James, Sr. v. Guidry (In re Guidry)

Citation:
James v. Guidry (In re Guidry), BAP No. CC-14-1531-TaKuKi, 2015 WL 8483726 (B.A.P. 9th Cir. Dec. 9, 2015)
Ruling:
Reversing the Bankruptcy Court, the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit held that the Bankruptcy Court (1) erred in finding that a bankruptcy petition preparer violated section 110(b)...
Judge(s):
Taylor, Kurtz, and Kirscher, Bankruptcy Judges
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Chandler v. McIntosh (In re McIntosh)

Citation:
In re McIntosh, No. NC-15-1029-JuTaD (9th Cir. B.A.P. Nov. 3, 2015).
Ruling:
After chapter 13 debtor discharged her lawyer, lawyer breached duty of loyalty to debtor by challenging debtor’s exemption claim in order to collect lawyer’s fee. Not-for-publication memorandum.
Judge(s):
Meredith A. Jury, Laura S. Taylor, and Randall L. Dunn, Bankruptcy Judges.
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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)
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Young v. Young (In re Young)

Citation:
2015 WL 3756720
Ruling:
Eighth Circuit affirmed bankruptcy court's imposition of sanctions on debtor's counsel for mischaracterizing post-petition alimony as pre-petition and for certifying that the debtor was current on...
Judge(s):
Loken, Melloy, and Gruender
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Barron & Newburger, P.C. v. TX Skyline, Ltd. (In the Matter of Woerner)

Citation:
Barron & Newburger, P.C. v. Texas Skyline, Ltd. (In re Woerner), --- F.3d ---, Case No. 13-50075 (5th Cir. Apr. 9, 2015)
Ruling:
In this “Anti-Snax” decision by the en banc Court of Appeals, the Fifth Circuit OVERTURNED its retrospective attorney’s-fee rule from In re Pro-Snax Distributors, Inc., 157 F.3d 414 (5th Cir....
Judge(s):
Edward C. Prado writing for the en banc court; Grady Jolly specially concurring
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Wheeler v. Collier (In the Matter of Wheeler)

Citation:
Case No. 14-30961 (5th Cir. Mar. 4, 2005)
Ruling:
Fifth Circuit VACATED district court order insofar as it issued criminal sanctions and enjoined law firm because the minute entry was not sufficient notice that the hearing was being held for...
Judge(s):
Smith, Prado and Owen, Circuit Judges
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