Opinions

 

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Court's Web Site Opinions Database

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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Summary Judgment     04/01/2010     True Value Company v. Wiley (In re Harry Carlton Wiley and Virginia Ruth Wiley)     

Motion for summary judgment on 523(a)(4) claim.  documents must be authenticated for use in summary judgment motions.  426 B.R. 878.

Judge James Starzynski
Abstention     04/01/2010     Rowland v. US (IRS) (In re Dianah Rae Rowland)     

Abstention from hearing tax case under 505 in no-asset chapter 7 case.  426 B.R. 874.

Judge James Starzynski
Reconsideration     04/01/2010     In re Mirtha E. Davalos     

Motion to reconsider.  426 B.R. 871.

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13, Confirmation     03/22/2010     In re James E. and Meredith A. Cleaver     

Chapter 13 confirmation, 1325, disposable income, income tax refunds, retirement loan repayments, court ordered payments, telecommunications services, education expenses, additional food and clothing expenses.  426 B.R. 390

Judge James Starzynski
Summary Judgment     03/22/2010     In re Anthony John Mendez and Dorothy Mae Mendez     

Motion for reconsideration of order granting summary judgment.   Documents must be authenticated for use in summary judgment motions.  2010 WL 1233801

Judge James Starzynski
Summary Judgment     03/18/2010     Wright v. Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc.     

Adversary No. 09-1048 (Docket No. 59) (Bankr.D.N.M. 03/18/10, J. Jacobvitz)

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Attorneys Fees     03/12/2010     Wilma G. Romero     

The Court reduced the hourly rate for chapter 13 debtor's counsel from $250 to $200 - 2010 WL 964209 (Bankr.D.N.M. 2010, J. Jacobvitz)

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Waiver     03/12/2010     Jean Draper     

Acceptance of payment after expiration of the cure period waived right to terminate a real estate contract based on failure to cure by timely making the payment that was accepted.   2010 WL 963987 (Bankr.D.N.M. 2010, J. Jacobvitz)

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Trustee     03/11/2010     In re Harry Carlton Wiley and Virginia Ruth Wiley     

Elements trustee must show to compromise under rule 9019.  2010 WL 964082

Judge James Starzynski
Administrative Claims     03/11/2010     In re Joe Thomas Turner and Ru Than Turner     

IRS administrative tax claims, sections 507, 503.  2010 WL 964199

Judge James Starzynski

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