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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Discharge, Injunctions     11/02/2012     Montano v. First Light Federal Credit Union     

Alleged violation of the discharge injunction. Motion for partial summary judgment.

Judge David T. Thuma
Cause     10/30/2012     Lorina Gutierrez     

Application of Rule 3002.1(i) with respect to creditor’s delay in responding to the notice of final cure payment filed by Chapter 13 Trustee.   Court could extend the time for creditor to respond consistent with Rule 9006(b). 2012 WL 5355964 (Bankr. D.N.M. Oct. 30, 2012);  Case No. 13-07-10502 JA – Docket No. 89.

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Abstention, Adversary, Reconsideration, Remand     10/26/2012     Phoenix Environmental, LLC v. Xeric Oil and Gas, Inc. et. al (In re Phoenix Environmental, LLC)     

Motion for reconsideration and/or clarification of order abstaining from hearing adversary proceeding and remanding adversary proceeding to State Court.

Judge James Starzynski
Collateral Estoppel     10/24/2012     Cody Farms, Inc., et al. v. Deerman     

Arbitration award was entitled to collateral estoppel effect in subsequent non-dischargeability adversary proceeding. 482 B.R. 344 (Bankr. D.N.M. 2012); AP No. 10-1019 – Docket No. 34.

Chief Judge Robert H. Jacobvitz
Adversary, Bankruptcy Petition Preparers     10/15/2012     In re: Tashira F. Walters and In re: Maryellen Louvanna Mora     

Court's jurisdiction over a bankruptcy petition preparer and order fixing liability.

Judge James Starzynski
Abstention, Adversary, Relief from Stay, Remand     10/15/2012     Rodriguez v. Brutsche and Summit Properties, Inc. (In re: Ralph Leo Brutsche)     

Memorandum opinion in support of order granting motion to remand, abstain and for stay relief.

Judge James Starzynski
Automatic Stay     10/10/2012     Mountain Edge LLC     

Memorandum Opinion on single asset real estate status (automatic stay).

Judge David T. Thuma
Dischargeability, Limitation of Actions, Summary Judgment     10/05/2012     Quintana v. Martin     

Complaint on nondischargeability. Defendant's motion fo partial summary judgment.  Matter set for pre-trial and trial on the merits.

Judge David T. Thuma
    10/03/2012     Phoenix Environmental, LLC v. Xeric Oil and Gas, Inc. et. al (In re Phoenix Environmental, LLC)     

Replacement memorandum opinion in support of order abstaining from hearing adversary proceeding and remanding adversary proceeding to State Court.

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary Proceedings - Procedural Matters, Dischargeability, Summary Judgment     10/03/2012     FIA Card Services, N.A. v. Wang     

Complaint objecting to dischargeability of indebtedness.  Motion for summary judgment denied and case set for trial.

Judge David T. Thuma

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