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Victor Kearney v. Unsecured Creditors Committee

Citation:
BAP No. NM-20-033 (10th Circuit, Mar 12,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
An individual who files a chapter 11 case does not have an absolute right under § 1112(a) to convert her bankruptcy case to a chapter 7 proceeding. Section 1112(a) of the Bankruptcy Code is...
Judge(s):
ROMERO, SOMERS, and PARKER
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Zurich American Insurance Company v. Ocwen Financial Corporation

Citation:
19-3052 (7th Circuit, Mar 12,2021) Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
A creditor or debt collector who violates the bankruptcy discharge, the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act ("FDCPA"), and the Telephone Consumer Protection Act ("TCPA") was not entitled to have its...
Judge(s):
EASTERBROOK, ROVNER, and WOOD
Tag(s):

In re Paul William Martin

Citation:
19-1336 (9th Circuit, Mar 03,2021) Not Published
Case Status:
Affirmed
Ruling:
Affirming the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California (BC), the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the Ninth Circuit (BAP) saw no error in its inferring of the verboten intent in a...
Judge(s):
Scott H. Gan; William Lafferty; and Robert J. Faris
Tag(s):

Edwards Family Partnership, et al v. Johnson, et a

Citation:
20-60728 (5th Circuit, Mar 05,2021) Published
Case Status:
Reversed and Remanded
Ruling:
The U.S. Court of Appeals for the Fifth Circuit (Circuit) reversed an order of the district court (DC), which had vacated fees awarded by the bankruptcy court (BC) to the counsel of the debtor (DR)...
Judge(s):
Jennifer W. Elrod; Don R. Willett; and Kurt D. Engelhardt
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