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):

Bennett v. Lindsey

Citation:
No. 17-50746 (5th Circuit, Jul 11,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Fifth Circuit found that "even assuming that Bennett properly requested leave to amend, he did not file a proposed amended complaint in accordance with Local Rule 7015 for the Western District...
Judge(s):
DAVIS, HAYNES, and DUNCAN, Circuit Judges.
Tag(s):

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
Tag(s):

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):

Reid and Hellyer, APC v. Laski (In re Wrightwood Guest Ranch, LLC)

Citation:
16-56856 and 16-56869 (9th Circuit, Jul 25,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A law firm representing a creditor or a party in interest in a bankruptcy case has to unequivocally state its own objection, not just its client's objection, to a proposed settlement in order to...
Judge(s):
Jay S. Bybee, Paul J. Watford, and John M. Rogers (United States Court of Appeals for the Sixth Circuit, sitting by designation)
Tag(s):

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):

Bank v. Lehman Brothers Holdings Inc.

Citation:
17-2700-bk (2nd Circuit, Jul 18,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Applying the "Winston" factors, See, Winston v. Mediafare Entm’t Corp., 777 F.2d 78 (2d Cir. 1985), the Court determined that the parties intended to be bound to a settlement, absent a signed...
Judge(s):
Peter W. Hall Susan L. Carney Circuit Judges John G. Koelti District Judge
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):

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