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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Summary Judgment     03/13/2006     Yvette J. Gonzales v. Bunzl Distribution, Inc. (In re Furr's Supermarkets, Inc.)     

Section 547(b)(3) insolvency

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 11     03/13/2006     Allied Discount Corp. v. Tom T. Sanchez (In re Allied Discount Corp.)     

Punitive damages claim subordinated in chapter 11

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 11     03/01/2006     In re Daniel William Cook and Yolanda T. Cook     

Insurable interests after foreclosure

Judge James Starzynski
Avoidance Actions     02/22/2006     Yvette J. Gonzales v. Richardson & Richardson, Inc. (In re Furr's Supermarkets, Inc.)     

Mechanics liens attach to leasehold interests, immunizing holder from preference attack if there is value in the lease

Judge James Starzynski
Abstention, Automatic Stay, Chapter 11, Remand     02/22/2006     FH Partners, LP v. Water's Edge, LLC (In re Investment Company of the Southwest, Inc.)     

Remand, abstention, property acquired post-petition by chapter 11 debtor is protected by the automatic stay

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability     02/10/2006     Mary Romero v. Michael Gonzales (In re Michael Anthony Gonzales)     

Dischargeability of debt, 523(a)(2), (6), aff'd. 368 B.R. 85 (10th Cir. BAP May 2, 2007), BAP No. NM-06-091.

Judge James Starzynski
Appeals     02/09/2006     In re Union Home and Industrial, Inc.     

Employment of counsel; Rule 2014 statements; appeal dismissed 2007 WL 2983693 (10th Cir. BAP 10/15/2007)

Judge James Starzynski
Recusal     02/09/2006     In re Union Home and Industrial, Inc.     

Disqualification of bankruptcy judge

Judge James Starzynski
Collateral Estoppel, Trustee     02/06/2006     In re Claudette Chavez     

Trustee not judicially estopped by debtor's failure to include a cause of action on schedules

Judge James Starzynski
Collateral Estoppel     01/25/2006     Christopher B. Young, et al. v. James P. Jex (In re Jex)     

Collateral estoppel effect of Colorado default judgment

Judge James Starzynski