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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
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
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
    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, Adversary Proceedings - Procedural Matters, Limitation of Actions     09/27/2012     Baker v. The Bank of New York, et al.     

Defendants' Motion for Judgment on the Pleadings. 

Judge David T. Thuma
Abstention     09/27/2012     Phoenix Environmental, LLC v. Xeric Oil and Gas, Inc. (In re Phoenix Environmental, LLC)     

Amended Memo Opinion on Mandatory Abstention, replaces 8/22/12 opinion.  The amended opinion was withdrawn on 9/28/12.  12-1007.37.  The order was set aside on 9/28/12.  12-1007.38.

Judge James Starzynski
Reaffirmation Agreements     09/12/2012     Narro v. Ford Motor Credit (In re Miguel Narro and Jane M. Narro)     

No violation of discharge injunction found when creditor repossesses collateral despite fact debtors were not in default postpetition when their reaffirmation agreement was not enforceable.  Also, no bankruptcy jurisdiction under these facts.  2012 WL 4027258.

Judge James Starzynski