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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Administrative Claims     06/08/2009     In re Rio Valley Motors Co., LLC     

Administrative claim requires notice to all creditors.  2009 WL 2922835.

Judge James Starzynski
Abstention     04/15/2009     In re Raymond Fajardo and Dara Lynne Fajardo     

Section 523(a)(3).  Mootness.  Abstention. 2009 WL 2913219.

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13, Confirmation     04/15/2009     In re Christopher Isaac Juarez and Terra Kristine Juarez     

Chapter 13 plan confirmation; above-median debtors must pay all projected disposable income for 5 years.  1325(b)(1)(B). 2009 WL 2922802.

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary     04/15/2009     Garrett et al. v. Daniel W. Cook et al. (In re Daniel William Cook and Yolanda T. Cook)     

Nevada Revised  Statute 41.520 requires plaintiffs in derivative action to post security.  2009 WL 2913241.

Judge James Starzynski
Jurisdiction     04/15/2009     Sims Building, Inc. v. New Mexico Real Estate Advisors, Inc. (In re JTS/Simms, LLC)     

Court lost jurisdiction over adversary proceeding when stay lifted and all collateral (including cash collateral) abandoned to secured creditor.  Case was remanded. 2009 WL 2877642.

Judge James Starzynski
Abandonment     04/15/2009     In re Daniel William Cook and Yolanda T. Cook     

Abandonment of assets. Section 554.  2009 WL 2940198.

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary     04/15/2009     Kit Pack Co. v. Gerald M. Friedman, et al. (In re Kit Pack Co.)     

Motion to dismiss, 12(b)(6), elements of fraud in NM, alleging fraud against multiple defendants, Rule 9(b), elements of tortious interference with contract,  prima facie tort, negligent misrepresentation, negligence, conversion, breach of fiduciary duty, economic duress.  2009 WL 2913078.

Judge James Starzynski
Credit Counseling     02/12/2009     In re Steven O. Fonseca and Kristen L. Fonseca     

Each joint debtor must have prepetition credit counseling.

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability     02/12/2009     Chase Manhattan Bank, USA v. Janet S. Rollings (In re Joseph W. Rollings and Janet S. Rollings)     

523(a)(14).  20009 WL 382732.

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability     01/20/2009     Sandler v. Esteban Aguilar and Dena Robinson (In re Esteban A. Aguilar and Dena D. Robinson)     

Judgment on the Pleadings.  523(a) action did not allege any specific wrongdoings by wife.  Case dismissed as to wife.    Discusses community property "discharge" of section 524(a)(3).  2009 WL 146155.

Judge James Starzynski

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