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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Stay Violation     11/25/2009     Kline v. Deutsche Bank National Trust Co. et al     

Knowledge of loan servicer (agent) can be imputed to lender (principal) for purposes of determining whether lender willfully violated the stay
 420 B.R. 541 (Bankr.D.N.M. 2009, J. Jacobvitz)

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Dismissal     11/13/2009     Rosetta Gray     

Third Chapter 13 Case Dismissed Without Prejudice.   2009 WL 3849710 (Bankr.D.N.M. 2009, J. Jacobvitz)

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Judicial Admissions Doctrine     11/05/2009     Lopez v. Lopez     

2009 WL 3754204 (Bankr.D.N.M. 2009, J. Jacobvitz)

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Property of the Estate     10/30/2009     Wright v. Vanderbilt Mortgage and Finance, Inc. et al     

Unscheduled causes of action remained property of the estate after the case was closed.  2009 WL 3633811 (Bankr.D.N.M. 2009, J. Jacobvitz)

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Judicial Liens - Avoidance     10/28/2009     Michael Shawn Morgan and Cheryl Sue Morgan     

2009 WL 3617613 (Bankr.D.N.M. 2009, J. Jacobvitz)

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Chapter 11     10/27/2009     In re Plaza de Retiro, Inc.     

Post-petition borrowing.  364(d).  2009 WL 3633356

Judge James Starzynski
Relief from Stay     10/22/2009     In re Desert Highlands, LLC     

Stay motion. 362.  2009 WL 3486302

Judge James Starzynski
Damages     10/15/2009     Albert Sanchez v. Rodolfo Lovato et al. (In re Rodolfo Lovato and Lisa Lovato)     

Section 523(a)(2)(A), measure of damages.  2009 WL 3334513

Judge James Starzynski
Summary Judgment     10/14/2009     Shahin Sharareh et al. v. Richard B. Wickens et al. (In re Louise L. WIckens)     

Motion for summary judgment, presumptions resolved in favor of nonmovant, no 5th Amendment inference for refusal to testify.  416 B.R. 775

Judge James Starzynski
Automatic Stay     10/14/2009     JTS/Simms, LLC v. Simms Building, Inc. (In re JTS/Simms,. LLC)     

Must prove damages to prevail on claim for violation of automatic stay.  Bankruptcy jurisdiction ends when property leaves the estate.  416 B.R. 772

Judge James Starzynski