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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Chapter 13, Confirmation, Good Faith     03/26/2007     In re Montgomery     

Confirmation Chapter 13.  Good faith.  Best interest of creditors test.

Judge James Starzynski
Recusal     03/19/2007     Farmers & Stockmens Bank v. Carter (In re Sherry L. Carter)     

Court appointed settlement advisor; plaintiff asked court to recuse. 28 U.S.C. 455.

Judge James Starzynski
Reaffirmation Agreements     03/19/2007     In re Farmer     

Reaffirmation.  BAPCPA.  524.

Judge James Starzynski
Reaffirmation Agreements     03/12/2007     In re Anthony R. Wilson and Myra K. Wilson     

Reaffirmation.  BAPCPA.  524.  363 B.R. 220

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability     03/07/2007     Merrill v. Internal Revenue Service (In re James Calder Merrill)     

Dischargeability of tax debt.  507(a)(8).

Judge James Starzynski
Miscellaneous     03/02/2007     In re Domenico     

Debtor must pay unpaid filing fees from previous bankruptcy cases.   707(a)(2).  364 B.R. 418

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability     02/16/2007     In re Jimmy Arellano and Martha Arellano     

Debtors filed chapter 13 before their chapter 7 discharge was entered.  Held: chapter 13 could continue.  363 B.R. 611

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability     01/26/2007     Montano v. Montano (In re William Montano)     

Dischargeability 523(a)(5) and 523(a)(15)

Judge James Starzynski
Reaffirmation Agreements     01/25/2007     In re Juanita Ballard     

Reaffirmation 524(d)

Judge James Starzynski
Abandonment, Trustee     01/19/2007     In re Norman Seck     

Trustee abandonment

Judge James Starzynski