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Burkhart v. Grigsby

Citation:
16-1971 (4th Circuit, Mar 29,2018) Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
A chapter 13 debtor may strip down a creditor’s undersecured (or fully underwater) lien whether or not that creditor filed a proof claim, and this power arises under § 1322(b), and not § ...
Judge(s):
King, Diaz, and Shedd
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Janvey v. Romero

Citation:
.17-1197 (4th Circuit, Feb 21,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Fourth Circuit ultimately found that the Bankruptcy Court did not abuse it's discretion. The Bankruptcy Court concluded that the Debtor's decision to file for bankruptcy did not rise to the...
Judge(s):
Judge Wilkinson wrote the opinion, in which Chief Judge Gregory and Judge Harris joined
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David J. Pierce Trust U/A v. Alpha Natural Resources, Inc.

Citation:
17-1339 (4th Circuit, Feb 20,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
In a per curiam opinion, the Fourth Circuit affirmed the "thorough, well-reasoned opinions" of the Bankruptcy Court and the District Court that the Debtor, Alpha Natural Resources, Inc., could...
Judge(s):
Circuit Judges Thacker and Harris and Senior Circuit Judge Shedd.
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Bate Land Co. LP, v. Bate Land & Timber LLC (In re Bate Land & Timber LLC)

Citation:
16-2037 (4th Circuit) (4th Circuit, Dec 06,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
The Fourth Circuit first reversed the dismissal of the appeal of the confirmation of a partial dirt-for-debt Ch. 11 plan on mootness grounds and then affirmed the Bankruptcy Court's confirmation...
Judge(s):
Judge Duncan authored the opinion, in which Judge Niemeyer and Judge Floyd joined.
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Wells Fargo Bank, N.A. v. AMH Roman Two NC, LLC

Citation:
No. 16-1681 (4th Circuit, Jun 12,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
As to the threshold requirements of Rule 60(b), the court found that Wells failed to timely file its motion and that granting relief to Wells would prejudice the bona fide purchaser at the...
Judge(s):
Before Judges Niemeyer, King, and Duncan, Circuit Judges.
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LVNV Funding, LLC v. Harling, v. Simmons-Beasley

Citation:
No. 16-1346 and 16-1347 (consolidated for appeal) (4th Circuit, Mar 30,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Held that the Debtors’ objections to LVNV’s proofs of claim as an unsecured creditor are not barred by the doctrine of res judicata. There was no adjudication of the claim of any individual...
Judge(s):
Before Circuit Judges Agee, Keenan and Thacker. Affirmed by published opinion authored by Judge Agee, in which Judge Keenan and Judge Thacker joined.
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Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina v. Jemsek Clinic, P.A. (In re Jemsek Clinic, P.A.

Citation:
16-1030 (4th Circuit, Mar 03,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Dismissing with prejudice a creditor’s claims valued at over $10 million and sanctioning that creditor by making it pay debtor’s attorney’s fees in the amount of $1.29 million was an abuse of...
Judge(s):
Wilkinson, Motz, Floyd (Motz)
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Robinson v. Worley

Citation:
15-2346 (4th Circuit, Feb 28,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
In his Chapter 7, Worley, a sophisticated investor, used a low value for his interest in a real estate venture. The bankruptcy court found that he intentionally lowballed the value and denied his...
Judge(s):
J. Harvie Wilkinson, III, Paul V. Niemeyer, and Barbara Milano Keenan
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Worley v. Magers (In re Robinson)

Citation:
15-2346 (4th Circuit, Feb 28,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
When a valuation model or estimate falls outside the realm of common sense, denial of a discharge for making a false oath under 11 U.S.C. § 727(a)(4) is appropriate. This is particularly so when...
Judge(s):
Wilkinson, Niemeyer, Keenan (Wilkinson)
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Ivey v. First Citizens Bank & Trust Co. (In re Whitley)

Citation:
15-2209 (4th Circuit, Jan 31,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Wire transfers by debtor into his unrestricted checking account were not transfers, as that term is defined in section 101(54), and therefore could not be avoidable transfers under section 548(a). ...
Judge(s):
Gregory, Wynn, Davis
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