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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Credit Counseling     01/25/2008     In re Charlene A. Francisco     

Budget and Credit Counseling must be obtained before the date of filing of petition.  109(h)(1).  386 B.R. 854, rev'd. by 390 B.R. 700 (10th Cir. B.A.P. 2008)(BAP holds that 180 day period expires the instant before the filing of the petition.)

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     01/18/2008     Hunter v. The Education Resources Institute, Inc. (In re Hunter)     

Confirmed plan cannot discharge student loan debt.  Applies 10th Circuit Mersmann case.  2008 WL 187936

Judge James Starzynski
Relief from Stay     01/04/2008     In re JTS/Simms, LLC     

Supplemental findings and conclusions on stay motion by first mortgagee.  Default interest rate.  Loan "exit fee".  2008 WL 80123.

Judge James Starzynski
    12/31/2007     2007 Opinions     

Index of Opinions - 2007 - Volume 1

Judge Mark B. McFeeley
    12/31/2007     2007 Opinions 2     

Index of Opinions - 2007 - Volume 2

Judge Mark B. McFeeley
Adversary, Chapter 13, Jurisdiction     12/21/2007     May v. Lobo Land, LLC (In re Lobo Land, LLC)     

Court has jurisdiction over insider in adversary proceeding filed after confirmation.  2007 WL 4570345

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 11, Confirmation     12/14/2007     In re Mountain Highlands, LLC     

Denial of chapter 11 confirmation.  2007 WL 4458175.

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     12/12/2007     In re Greg Faust and Patrice Burbidge-Faust     

Motion to modify ch 13 plan.  Confirmation order construed as a contract.  Parol evidence rule.  2007 WL 4395695.

Judge James Starzynski
Professionals     12/03/2007     In re Rio Valley Motors Co. LLC     

No nunc pro tunc approval of professional.  Reconsideration.  2007 WL 4284851.

Judge James Starzynski
Fraudulent Transfers     11/30/2007     Montoya v. Wilson (In re Wilson)     

Rule  52(c) motion.  IRA contribution not a fraudulent transfer.  2007 WL 4261953.

Judge James Starzynski