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Dekhtyar v. Chernyavsky (In re Dekhtyar)

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Chen v. U.S. Trustee (In re Chen)

Citation:
WW-17-1067-KuFB (9th Circuit, Oct 17,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
An individual's failure to keep records relating to alleged gambling debts and payments, the sale of her 2013 Lexus, and "millions in unexplained deposits and withdrawals into and out of [her] bank...
Judge(s):
KURTZ, FARIS, and BRAND, Bankruptcy Judges
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In re Rosenfeld

Citation:
16-2439 (6th Circuit, Oct 06,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals affirmed the bankruptcy court's ruling that Joel Rosenfeld did not have standing to bring a claim under 11 U.S.C. Sec. 727 since Amy's debts to him were non-dischargeable under...
Judge(s):
Boggs, Batchelder and Bush; opinion by Bush
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In re: Casey Drew O'Sullivan

Citation:
17-6012 (8th Circuit, Sep 22,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Perhaps finally resolving an issue that has yo-yoed from the bankruptcy court to the Eighth Circuit, and cutting through the metaphysics of whether a judgment against only one spouse can become a...
Judge(s):
SCHERMER, NAIL, SANBERG, Bankruptcy Judges
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SLATER V U.S. STEEL CORPORATION

Citation:
2:09-cv-01732-KOB (11th Circuit, Sep 18,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The Eleventh Circuit revisited its application of the doctrine of equitable estoppel in instances where a debtor fails to disclose claims in connection with a bankruptcy case. Departing from its...
Judge(s):
Ed Carnes, Chief Judge, Tjoflat, Marcus, Wilson, William Pryor, Martin, Jordan, Rosenbaum, Julie Carnes, and Jill Pryor, Circuit Judges
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WHITCOMB V. SMITH

Citation:
MB 16-044 (1st Circuit, Sep 06,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
In a sad tale of family discord and proof of the adage that "no good deed goes unpunished," the BAP affirmed the bankruptcy court's judgment that the debtor's obligations to her daughter and...
Judge(s):
DEASY, CARY, FAGONE, United States Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Judges
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In re Escarcega, et al.

Citation:
NC-16-1333 through -1336, and NC-16-1358 (9th Circuit, Sep 06,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
In a lengthy opinion, the BAP: (1) held that (a) confirmed Chapter 13 plans could not cannot properly provide the debtors with the right to unilaterally modify the plan without notice and court...
Judge(s):
JURY, FARIS, BRAND, US Bankruptcy Judges
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Charles Gabus Motors, Inc. v. Tirrell (In re Tirrell)

Citation:
17-6009 (8th Circuit, Sep 06,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A debtor who has avoided dischargeability litigation by a settlement with the plaintiff-creditor cannot rely on weather or other "the dog ate my homework" excuses for his or her failure to strictly...
Judge(s):
SALADINO, SCHERMER, NAIL
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Dorsey v. U.S. Department of Education (In the Matter of Dorsey)

Citation:
16-31085 (5th Circuit, Sep 01,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
1) The deadline in Bankruptcy Rule 8002 is jurisdictional. The failure to timely file a notice of appeal deprives the district court or BAP, and the Court of Appeals, of jurisdiction. (2) Filing a...
Judge(s):
SMITH, OWEN, HIGGINSON
Tag(s):

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