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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Dischargeability     04/17/2006     LP Gas Equipment, Inc. v. Berry (In re Berry)     

523 Case; punitive damages

Judge James Starzynski
Dismissal     03/29/2006     Cook v. Eastern Savings Bank (In re Daniel William Cook and Yolanda T. Cook)     

Motion to dismiss; fraud, negligence, New Mexico Unfair Practices Act, Federal Debt Collection Practice Act, Consumer Credit Protection Act, Prima Facie Tort; section 108(b)

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     03/23/2006     In re Edward Lorusso     

401k Deduction in chapter 13; totality of circumstances approach

Judge James Starzynski
Reaffirmation Agreements     03/16/2006     In re Arvin Payton, Sr. and Joan A. Payton     

Reaffirmation (BAPCPA)  338 B.R. 899

Judge James Starzynski
Automatic Stay     03/15/2006     In re Linda Gail Lamon     

Automatic stay modified for cause to allow state court to enter judgment

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
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     03/01/2006     In re Daniel William Cook and Yolanda T. Cook     

Insurable interests after foreclosure

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
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