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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Confirmation     09/02/2005     Paulo Rigg and Jodie Rigg     

Budget considerations in chapter 13 plan confirmation; trial surprise.

Judge James Starzynski
Administrative Claims     09/01/2005     In re Furr's Supermarkets, Inc.     

Administrative claim cannot be based on prepetition employment claim.  503(b).  502(b)(7) does not establish a priority.

Judge James Starzynski
Evidence, Summary Judgment     08/25/2005     High Energy Access Tools, Inc. v. Pyrotechnic Specialties, Inc. (In re High Energy Access Tools, Inc.)     

Summary judgment granted.  Evidentiary issues & burden of proof.

Judge James Starzynski
Attorneys Fees, Chapter 13     08/23/2005     In re Henley     

Attorney fees in chapter 13; prepetition fees & relationship to bankruptcy

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability, Summary Judgment     08/16/2005     Citibank USA, N.A. v. Paulette Penner (In re Penner)     

Summary judgment denied, intent not established.  523(a)(2)(A).  Credit card use/representations.

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability     06/01/2005     John A. Aragon and Annette Chavez Aragon     

Tax treatment of unfiled nonpriority taxes in chapter 13.  507(a)(8)(A) and 523(a)(1)(B)

Judge James Starzynski
Preference     04/15/2005     Yvette J. Gonzales v. Dicker-Warmington Properties (In re Furr's Supermarkets, Inc.)     

547 Preference action against landlord; contemporaneous exchange

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary, Dismissal     04/15/2005     HomeLoan.com,Inc. v. William Loughborough, et al. (In re HomeLoan.com, Inc.)     

Proposed findings and conclusions on Motion to dismiss amended complaint that added breach of contract claim (based on Texas law).  Adopted by District Court, 02-1244.46 (D. N.M. 6/2/05)

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability     04/08/2005     Martha T. Foltyn v. Fred W. Richardson (In re Fred W. Richardson and Eileen M. Richardson)     

Motion to dismiss 523 claim

Judge James Starzynski
Proof of Claim     04/06/2005     Anita M. Hutt     

Secured tax claim not also a priority claim

Judge James Starzynski