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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Summary Judgment     08/27/2009     In re Anthony John Mendez and Dorothy Mae Mendez     

Summary judgment.  Local Rule re: summary judgment practice.  Rule 56(f).  Substantial justification under Equal Access to Justice Act.  411 B.R. 403.

Judge James Starzynski
Abandonment, Dismissal     08/21/2009     Bloom v. Michael Reynolds et al. (In re Thomas Clay Wilson)     

Motion to Dismiss.  Rules 12(b)(1), 12(b)(7).  Abandonment.  Rule 19.  Necessary parties.  2009 WL 2913148.

Judge James Starzynski
Dismissal     08/14/2009     Scott Garrett et al. v. Daniel W. Cook et al. (In re Daniel William Cook and Yolanda Teresa Cook)     

Motion to Dismiss. Standing. Rule 12(b)(6).  Proper party in interest.  Rule 17(a)(3).  Derivative action.  Rule 23.1.  Sections 523(a)(2), 523(a)(4), 523(a)(6).  2009 WL 2922346.

Judge James Starzynski
Automatic Stay     08/13/2009     In re James Anthony Nelson and Jayne Beth Nelson     

Motion to lift automatic stay. 2009 WL 2876287.

Judge James Starzynski
Trustee     08/13/2009     In re Plaza De Retiro, Inc.     

Motion to Appoint Trustee. Continuing Care Facility.  417  B.R. 632.

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13, Good Faith     06/29/2009     In re Debbie Ann Molina     

Good faith in Chapter 13 context. De minimus payments. 420 B.R. 825

Judge James Starzynski
Administrative Claims     06/08/2009     In re Rio Valley Motors Co., LLC     

Administrative claim requires notice to all creditors.  2009 WL 2922835.

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13, Confirmation     04/15/2009     In re Christopher Isaac Juarez and Terra Kristine Juarez     

Chapter 13 plan confirmation; above-median debtors must pay all projected disposable income for 5 years.  1325(b)(1)(B). 2009 WL 2922802.

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary     04/15/2009     Garrett et al. v. Daniel W. Cook et al. (In re Daniel William Cook and Yolanda T. Cook)     

Nevada Revised  Statute 41.520 requires plaintiffs in derivative action to post security.  2009 WL 2913241.

Judge James Starzynski
Jurisdiction     04/15/2009     Sims Building, Inc. v. New Mexico Real Estate Advisors, Inc. (In re JTS/Simms, LLC)     

Court lost jurisdiction over adversary proceeding when stay lifted and all collateral (including cash collateral) abandoned to secured creditor.  Case was remanded. 2009 WL 2877642.

Judge James Starzynski