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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Discharge     10/06/2004     National Printing and Packaging Co. v. Cynthia M. Stearns (In re Stearns)     

Revocation of discharge, 727(d); "fraud in fact" must be discovered after discharge

Judge James Starzynski
Exemptions     10/05/2004     Andrew Gregory Fresquez and Debbie Ella Fresquez     

Debtors cannot amend to exempt fraudulently omitted asset.  522

Judge James Starzynski
Abstention     10/01/2004     Western Bank - Alamogordo, et al. v. Joel T. Danley (In re Danley)     

Removed foreclosure case: abstention, remand, 28 USC 1334(c); noncore

Judge James Starzynski
Automatic Stay     09/30/2004     Joel T. Danley     

Automatic stay; 362(d)

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 11, Confirmation     09/28/2004     Investment Company of the Southwest, Inc.     

Cram down confirmation of chapter 11 plan; fair & equitable; feasibility; absolute priority rule; release prices for properties subject to blanket lien, rev'd.341 B.R. 298 (10th Cir. BAP 2006)

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     09/03/2004     Colleen Fry-Tafoya     

109(e) Calculation of eligibility for chapter 13

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability, Jurisdiction     09/02/2004     Sandia Area Federal Credit Union v. Lucia Toledo (In re Toledo)     

Court lacks jurisdiction over nondebtor defendants in 523 action

Judge James Starzynski
Dismissal or Conversion     04/16/2004     Desks By Design, Inc., et al. v. Ralph Laranaga III (In re D IV Designs, Inc.)     

Motion to dismiss conversion claim

Judge James Starzynski
Discharge, Summary Judgment     04/16/2004     National Printing and Packaging Co. v. Cynthia M. Stearns (In re Stearns)     

Motion for summary judgment in discharge recovation case; record failed to establish fraud

Judge James Starzynski
Miscellaneous     04/14/2004     Paul C. Vigil, et al. v. Yvette J. Gonzales (In re Vigil)     


Judge James Starzynski