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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Miscellaneous     06/14/2007     Arellano v Montoya (In re Jimmie and Martha Arellano)     

Arbitration issues.  2007 WL 1746246.

Judge James Starzynski
Miscellaneous     05/09/2007     In re Investment Co. of the Southwest, Inc.     

Motion to enforce settlement agreement.  2007 WL 1385619.

Judge James Starzynski
Exemptions     05/07/2007     In re Shephard     

Debtor may not claim partnership asset exempt.  11 USC 522  2007 WL 1385725.

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary     04/19/2007     Rapid Temps, Inc., v. Lamon (In re Linda Gail Lamon)     

Motion for extension of time filed in adversary related back to earlier motion for extension filed in main case in error. FRBP 8002.

Judge James Starzynski
Discharge     04/16/2007     The Lincoln Nat'l Life Ins. Co. v, Silver (In re Jerilyn H. Silver)     

Revocation of discharge.  11 USC 727. Standing.  Community property issues. Collateral estoppel.  367 B.R. 795, aff'd., 2007 WL 2915042 (10th Cir. BAP 10/2/2007)(unpublished)

Judge James Starzynski
Avoidance Actions, Summary Judgment     04/12/2007     Montoya v. Skyway Trading Co., Inc. (In re Husam Alibweh)     

Summary judgment in avoidance complaint denied due to fact questions of ownership of property transferred.  11 USC 547.

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary     04/11/2007     Montoya v. Garcia (In re Becky and Estevan B. Garcia)     

Avoidance complaint dismissed because debtors held transferred property in constructive trust for transferee.  11 USC 547, 548.  367 B.R. 778

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary     04/10/2007     HomeLoan.Com, Inc. v. Loughborough (In re HomeLoan.Com)     

Proposed findings and conclusions sent to District Court recommending dismissal for failure to prove damages in breach of contract/fiduciary duty adversary.

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     04/06/2007     In re Barnes     

Extent of purchase money security interest when traded in vehicle has negative equity.  11 U.S.C. 1325(a)(9) "hanging paragraph".

Abrogated by In re Padgett, 408 B.R. 374 (10th Cir. B.A.P. 2008)(with J. Starzynski concurring in judgment.)

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13, Proof of Claim     04/03/2007     In re Sims     

Chapter 13 eligibility.  11 USC 109(e).  Interest on federal judgments. Creditor's accounting for judgment when 2 debtors both liable for a portion of debt.  Discussion of "secured" claims.

Judge James Starzynski