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Perez v. Bui (In re Tenorio)

Summarizing by Lars Fuller

Janvey v. Romero

Summarizing by John Bollinger

IN RE: JFK CAPITAL HOLDINGS, L.L.C

Citation:
16-31151 (5th Circuit, Jan 26,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed in part and Reversed in part
Ruling:
Concerning Chapter 7 trustee fees, the Fifth Circuit rejected the rule that Section 326 is merely a statutory cap on fees that may be awarded to chapter 7 trustees. Instead, the Court held that...
Judge(s):
Reavley, Southwick and Haynes
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Wright v. Kite Bros., L.L.C.

Citation:
No. 17-30450 (5th Circuit, Jan 12,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The judgment of the district court is AFFIRMED and Appellees’ Motion for Sanctions is GRANTED IN PART.
Judge(s):
REAVLEY, PRADO, and GRAVES, Circuit Judges
Tag(s):

U.S. Energy Development Corp. v. CL III Funding Holding Co., L.L.C. In the Matter of WBH Energy, L.P.)

Citation:
17-50217 (5th Circuit, Jan 10,2018) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Lower Court's affirmed. Appellant is not entitled to attorneys' fees because it was not a "prevailing party" as required under the applicable documents.
Judge(s):
Higginbotham, Jones and Graves
Tag(s):

Peake v. Ayobami

Citation:
16-20589 (5th Circuit, Jan 03,2018) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A debtor claiming federal exemptions under 11 U.S.C. § 522 may exempt 100% of the value of his or her interest in the asset rather than the value of the asset itself. NOTE: this is a narrow...
Judge(s):
JOLLY, SMITH, GRAVES
Tag(s):

IN RE: HALER

Citation:
17-40229 (5th Circuit, Dec 29,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Reversed
Ruling:
Debtor's oral statement that his company was in "very fine legally [sic] financial shape" and had "plenty of cash to operate" fell within the exception under section 523(a)(2)(A) because it was an...
Judge(s):
King, Dennis and Costa (per curiam)
Tag(s):

Garner v. Pillar Life Settlement Fund I, L.P. (In the Matter of Life Partners, Inc.)

Citation:
16-11436 (5th Circuit, Nov 29,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Dismissed
Ruling:
The appeal was dismissed as moot because the appellants failed to appeal the bankruptcy court's order confirming a Chapter 11 plan. The plan incorporated a Settlement Agreement that extinguished...
Judge(s):
BARKDALE, DENNIS, CLEMENT
Tag(s):

Law Offices of Michael R. Nevarez v. Monge (In the Matter of Monge)

Citation:
No. 17-50319 (5th Circuit, Nov 02,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Appellees’ opposed motion to dismiss appeal is GRANTED. Appellant’s motion for sanctions is DENIED. Appellant’s motion to supplement the record is DENIED.
Judge(s):
DAVIS, CLEMENT, and COSTA
Tag(s):

Tow v. Bulmahn (In the Matter of ATP Oil & Gas Corp.)

Citation:
No. 17-30077 (5th Circuit, Oct 27,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Circuit Court affirmed the district court’s judgment that the Trustee failed to state a plausible claim upon which relief can be granted. It also held that the district court did not abuse its...
Judge(s):
REAVLEY, PRADO, and GRAVES, Circuit Judges
Tag(s):

Khan v. Xenon Health, LLC (In the Matter of Xenon Anesthesia of Texas, PLLC)

Citation:
No. 17-20156 (5th Circuit, Oct 16,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Khan withdrew his proof of claim and currently has no ownership interest in Xenon Texas. Accordingly, he is not a party in interest and has no standing to object to Xenon Health’s proof of claim.
Judge(s):
KING, ELROD, and HIGGINSON, Circuit Judges
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