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Lopez v. Bank of America (In re Lopez)

Citation:
Lopez v. Bank of America (In re Lopez), Case No. 14-10518 (11th Cir. Sept.3, 2014)(unpublished)(per curiam)
Ruling:
The debtor may "strip off" or void a junior lien, where the amount of debt securing the senior lien exceeds the value of the house.
Judge(s):
Wilson, Rosenbaum, Fay
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Tobkin v. The Florida Bar (In re Tobkin)

Citation:
14-10272; D.C. Docket Nos. 1:13-cv-20992-KAM; 12-bkc-01415-LMI
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit relied on the persuasive authority from other courts in affirming the district court's and bankruptcy court's findings that a state bar acting in the...
Judge(s):
Hull, Martin & Anderson
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Tobkin v. The Florida Bar (In re Tobkin)

Citation:
Tobkin v. The Florida Bar (In re Tobkin), Case No. 14-10272 (11th Cir. Aug. 28 2014) (per curiam) (unpublished).
Ruling:
The Florida Bar is a governmental unit pursuant to Section 101(27) of the Bankruptcy Code and thus cost judgment entered against Debtor as a disciplinary fine and penalty was non dischargeable...
Judge(s):
Hull, Martin and Anderson
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Wortley v. Chrispus Venture Capital, LLC (In re Global Energies, LLC)

Citation:
Wortley v. Chrispus Venture Capital, LLC (In re Global Energies, LLC), Case No. 13-11666 (11th Cir. Aug. 15, 2014) (unpublished) (per curiam).
Ruling:
The Eleventh Circuit held that the bankruptcy court abused its discretion and applied the incorrect legal standard in denying Joseph G. Wortley’s (“Wortley”) Rule 60(b)(2) motion to set aside...
Judge(s):
Fay, Circuit Judge, and Hodges and Huck, District Judges.
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Graham Mortgage Corp. v. Goff (In re Goff)

Citation:
Graham Mortgage Corp. v. Goff (In re Goff), Case No.: 13-41148 (5ht Cir. Aug. 22, 2014)
Ruling:
Fifth Circuit affirmed denial of Debtor's discharge pursuant to11 U.S.C. §727(a)(3) for debtor's failure to maintain adequate books and records without justification, where the only evidence the...
Judge(s):
DAVIS, SMITH, and CLEMENT.
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General Lending Corp. v. Cancio

Citation:
General Lending Corp. v. Cancio, Case No. 14-10838 (11th Cir. Aug. 21, 2014) (unpublished) (per curiam).
Ruling:
The Circuit Court found that GLC could have identified the eligibility issues as early as July 2010 but failed to closely inspect the Debtor's schedules, that the Debtors had maintained their plan...
Judge(s):
Pryor, Martin and Edmondson
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Bank of America v. Waits (In re Waits)

Citation:
No. 14-11408 (11th Cir. Aug. 21, 2014)
Ruling:
Order allowing debtor to extinguish second-priority mortgage lien on home when first-priority lien exceeded fair market value of home was affirmed, with the Court observing that it was bound to...
Judge(s):
TJOFLAT, JORDAN, and BLACK, Circuit Judges
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Escorihuela v. Faidengold (In re Faidengold)

Citation:
Escorihuela v. Faidengold (In re Faidengold), No. 14-10587 (11th Cir. Aug. 19, 2014)
Ruling:
The Eleventh Circuit affirmed a District Court’s order which affirmed a Bankruptcy Court’s ruling that certain of a Chapter 7 debtor’s debts were not excepted from discharge under 11 U.S.C....
Judge(s):
Pryor, Martin, and Anderson (Circuit Judges)
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U.S.A. v. Turner

Citation:
No. 13-13616; D.C. Docket No. 1:12-cr-00169-MHT-WC-1
Ruling:
The Circuit Court, per curiam, affirmed the Debtor's convictions. The Court of Appeals for the 11th Circuit held that the U.S. federal district courts have original and exclusive jurisdiction...
Judge(s):
Hull, Marcus, & Wilson
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Coquina Investments v. TD Bank

Citation:
11th United States Court of Appeals case number 12-11161 [will be published]
Ruling:
The United States Court of Appeals for the Eleventh Circuit affirmed the decision of the United States District Court for the Southern District of Florida
Judge(s):
Circuit Judges Anderson and Gilman and District Judge Johnson, sitting by designation.
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