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Harold Rosbottom, Jr. v. Gerald Schiff, et al

Summarizing by Aaron Kaufman

Schier v. Nathan (In re Capital Contracting Co.)

Summarizing by Samuel Henninger

Serap v. Idnani (In re Serap)

Citation:
BAP No. NV-18-1077-BKuTa (9th Circuit, May 02,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
BAP for 9th Circuit affirmed ruling of bankruptcy (D. Nev.) in 2-1 split, concluding Nevada's "one-action rule" renders a creditor's deed of trust void if, prior to the completion of the...
Judge(s):
Brand, Kurtz, Taylor
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City of Chicago v. Marilyn O. Marshall (In re Steenes)

Citation:
Nos. 17-3630, 17-3663 & 17-3664 (7th Circuit, Mar 14,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
Bankruptcy court entered order maintaining property in the chapter 13 bankruptcy estate for the duration of the chapter 13 plan. Relying on § 1327(b), which provides: “[e]xcept as otherwise...
Judge(s):
Easterbrook, Rovner, and Hamilton
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Miller v. Gilliam & Rodriguez (In re Miller)

Citation:
BAP No. CC-18-1267-SFL (9th Circuit, Mar 11,2019) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
Ninth Circuit BAP reversed decision of bankruptcy court granting creditor’s Rule 9011 motion for sanctions against chapter 7 debtor, holding that such claim for fees was property of creditor’s...
Judge(s):
Spaker, Faris, and Lafferty
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Doe v. Boland (In re: Boland)

Citation:
17-8019 (6th Circuit, Feb 13,2019) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
The Sixth Circuit BAP reversed the bankruptcy court's ruling (N.D. Ohio) that a civil judgment was dischargeable under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(6). The BAP agreed that collateral estoppel was...
Judge(s):
Humphrey, Buchanan, Dales
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THE BANK OF NEW YORK MELLON v. LANE

Citation:
NC-16-1405-BSTa (9th Circuit, Sep 19,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
The bankruptcy court erred in voiding a holder's first priority deed of trust. The order upholding the debtor's objection to the holder's proof of claim was not a ruling on the merits as to the...
Judge(s):
BRAND, SPRAKER and TAYLOR, Bankruptcy Judges
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Silva v. Pro Transport, Inc.

Citation:
17-12744 (11th Circuit, Aug 10,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
Eleventh Circuit reversed sanctions imposed by district court on attorneys for prosecuting claims that their client failed to disclose as assets in his bankruptcy case. Applying its 2017 ruling in...
Judge(s):
W Pryor, J Pryor Anderson
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Lowe v. Deberry, et al.

Citation:
17-50315 (5th Circuit, Mar 07,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
The proceeds from the post-petition sale of a house that was exempt on the petition date are likewise exempt and cannot be recovered by the debtor's trustee. The six month reinvestment safe harbor...
Judge(s):
HIGGINBOTHAM, SOUTHWICK, COSTA
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Crystallex International Corp. v. Petroleos De Venezuela, S.A.

Citation:
Nos. 16-4012 & 17-1439, U.S. Court of Appeals for the Third Circuit (3rd Circuit, Jan 03,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
A transfer by a non-debtor entity cannot be a “fraudulent transfer” under the Delaware Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act (“DUFTA”).
Judge(s):
Vanaskie, Rendell and Fuentess
Tag(s):

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