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Singh v, Singh (In re Singh)

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U.S.A. v. Lagos

Citation:
16-20146 (5th Circuit, Mar 17,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Mandatory Victims Restitution Act (“MVRA”) allows victim lender to recover, as restitution, legal fees incurred during the borrower's bankruptcy filing , as well as the expert and forensic...
Judge(s):
PRADO and HIGGINSON, This opinion is being entered by a quorum of this court pursuant to 28 U.S.C. § 46(d)
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Tower Credit, Inc. v. Schott (In the Matter of Jackson)

Citation:
No. 16-30274 (5th Circuit, Mar 13,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Court ruled that a preferential transfer of a debtor's garnished wages cannot occur until the debtor's wages are actually earned. Court concluded that the transfer was "perfected" under section...
Judge(s):
Davis, Dennis and Southwick. Opinion by Dennis
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Carroll v. Abide (In the Matter of Carroll)

Citation:
16-30996 (5th Circuit, Mar 13,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Fifth Circuit noted the Bankruptcy Court's ability to sanction the conduct of individuals under both its inherent powers as well as under 28 U.S.C. § 1651 and 11 U.S.C. § 105. Looking first...
Judge(s):
Before HIGGINBOTHAM, PRADO, and HAYNES, Circuit Judges.
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Galaz v. Galaz (In re Galaz)

Citation:
15-51194 (5th Circuit, Mar 10,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The district court did not err by (1) referring "non-core" fraudulent transfer claims to the bankruptcy court for proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law, and (2) adopting such findings...
Judge(s):
Clement, Smith, Southwick (opinion by Clement)
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Wiggains v. Reed (In the Matter of Wiggains)

Citation:
No. 15-11249 (5th Circuit, Feb 14,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
When it became clear that Mr. Wiggains would file bankruptcy to satisfy his outstanding debts, the couple entertained various options and made their best estimate on ultimate financial benefits by...
Judge(s):
JOLLY, BARKSDALE, and SOUTHWICK
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Chu v. State of Texas (In the Matter of Chu)

Citation:
No. 15-11001 (5th Circuit, Feb 09,2017) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Fifth Circuit affirmed ruling of district court (N.D Tex.), which affirmed bankruptcy court's entry of summary judgment in favor of creditor on objection to chapter 7 debtor's discharge. State of...
Judge(s):
Jolly, Higginbotham, Graves
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Hometown 2006 - 1 1925 Valley View, L.L.C. v. Prime Income Asset Management, L.L.C.

Citation:
No. 15-10881 (5th Circuit, Feb 03,2017) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
Contractual payments due during the sixty-day notice period prior to the termination of a contract are "assets" under the Texas Uniform Fraudulent Transfer Act's ("TUFTA's") broad definition, and...
Judge(s):
Higginbotham, Dennis, and Clement
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Bandi v. Becnel (In the Matter of Bandi

Citation:
No. 16-30633 (5th Circuit, Jan 23,2017) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
The Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit AFFIRMED the decision of the district court. "To the extent that the Bandis have now shifted the focus of their argument to a due process challenge...
Judge(s):
REAVLEY, OWEN, and ELROD
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Kingdom Fresh Produce, Inc. v. Stokes Law Office, L.L.P. (In the Matter of Delta Produce, L.P.

Citation:
14-51079 (5th Circuit, Dec 21,2016) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:

This is a follow up opinion in response to the Appellees request for a rehearing. It reiterates the prior holding and also rules that estoppel and waiver do not apply here.

Judge(s):
REAVELEY, PRADO and COSTA
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Netsch v. Sherman (In the Matter of Prism Graphics, Inc.)

Citation:
No. 16-10432 (5th Circuit, Dec 22,2016) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:

Held that the district court did not abuse its discretion in affirming the bankruptcy court’s denial of the motion to extend time. 

Judge(s):
HIGGINBOTHAM, PRADO, and HAYNES, Circuit Judges for the 5th Circuit
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