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In re Douglas Harmon

Citation:
Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel Case No. ID-20-1168-LSG (9th Circuit, Jul 20,2021) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The BAP held that a standing trustee is entitled to collect the statutory fee under § 586(e) upon receipt of each payment under the Chapter 13 Plan and is not required to disgorge the fee if the...
Judge(s):
Honorable Lafferty, Spraker, and Gan, Bankruptcy Judges
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In re Zachary Allen ; Tiara Donegan

Citation:
20-6023 (8th Circuit, Jun 21,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
BAP for 8th Circuit affirmed ruling of bankruptcy court (ED Mo. - St. Louis) finding bifurcated fee charged by consumer debtor attorney was excessive for post-petition services where no...
Judge(s):
Shodeen, Dow, Ridgway
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Jill Bednar v. Rick Warren

Citation:
20-041, 20-042 (10th Circuit, Apr 27,2021) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The Tenth Circuit’s Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) held that the 1881 Barton doctrine, designed, at least in the Tenth Circuit, to ensure other courts do not intervene in an estate’s...
Judge(s):
Michael E. Romero; Dale L. Somers; and Cathleen D. Parker
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Edwards Family Partnership, et al v. Johnson, et a

Citation:
20-60728 (5th Circuit, Mar 05,2021) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (Circuit) reversed an order of the district court (DC), which had vacated fees awarded by the bankruptcy court (BC) to the counsel of the debtor (DR)...
Judge(s):
Jennifer W. Elrod; Don R. Willett; and Kurt D. Engelhardt
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Victor Kearney v. Unsecured Creditors Committee

Citation:
19-2209 (10th Circuit, Feb 24,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirming the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP), the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit held: (1) the one-time distribution of assets of two spendthrift trusts (Trsts) for which the debtor...
Judge(s):
Stephanie K. Seymour; Jane L. Kelly; and Scott M. Matheson Jr.
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Amos v. Carpenter and Flsner Wentzell, LLC (In re Lewis E. Amos)

Citation:
20-6015 (8th Circuit, February 1, 2021) (8th Circuit, Feb 01,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirming the bankruptcy court, the 8th Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel (BAP) held that attorney fee awards related to enforce or defend issues involving child support, visitation or custody...
Judge(s):
Anita L. Shodeen, Dennis R. Dow, and Kathleen Hvass Sanberg
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Candise Hooker v. Wanigas Credit Union

Citation:
Case No. 20-2252 (6th Circuit, Jan 26,2021) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit affirmed the bankruptcy court's decision to deny the Creditor's motion for summary judgment, because the Creditor failed to show that the transfer to the...
Judge(s):
The Hons. Clay, Gibbons, and Nalbandian
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Church Joint Venture, L.P. v. Earl Blasingame

Citation:
19-5505 (6th Circuit, Jan 26,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Sustaining the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel’s affirmance of the bankruptcy court’s summary judgment grant, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit (Circuit) held malpractice claims...
Judge(s):
Richard F. Suhrheinrich; Bernice B. Donald; and Eric E. Murphy
Tag(s):

In re Reynolds

Citation:
19-4150 (10th Circuit, Jan 06,2021) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 1291, the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (Circuit) affirmed the order of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Utah (BC), itself previously confirmed...
Judge(s):
Carlos F. Lucero; Jerome A. Holmes; and Allison H. Eid
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Saeed Rohi v. J. Mark Brewer, et al

Citation:
20-20005 (5th Circuit, Oct 28,2020) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Res judicata does not bar a plaintiff from suing his former attorneys based on statements they allegedly made to him in connection with a settlement approved by the bankruptcy court. Under the...
Judge(s):
Ho, Dennis, Southwick
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