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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Damages     10/15/2009     Albert Sanchez v. Rodolfo Lovato et al. (In re Rodolfo Lovato and Lisa Lovato)     

Section 523(a)(2)(A), measure of damages.  2009 WL 3334513

Judge James Starzynski
Automatic Stay     10/14/2009     JTS/Simms, LLC v. Simms Building, Inc. (In re JTS/Simms,. LLC)     

Must prove damages to prevail on claim for violation of automatic stay.  Bankruptcy jurisdiction ends when property leaves the estate.  416 B.R. 772

Judge James Starzynski
Dismissal     10/14/2009     Sandia Laboratory Federal Credit Union v. Isaac M. Torrez et al. (In re Isaac M. Torrez and Melissa A. Torrez)     

Motion to dismiss, Rule 12(b)(6), Section 523.  415 B.R. 842.

Judge James Starzynski
Dismissal     10/14/2009     In re David Frederick Ruel and Debora Kay Ruel     

Section 707(b)(3) dismissal for abuse, totality of circumstances. 418 B.R. 389,

Judge James Starzynski
Summary Judgment     10/14/2009     Shahin Sharareh et al. v. Richard B. Wickens et al. (In re Louise L. WIckens)     

Motion for summary judgment, presumptions resolved in favor of nonmovant, no 5th Amendment inference for refusal to testify.  416 B.R. 775

Judge James Starzynski
Jurisdiction     10/09/2009     Morrison Supply Co. v. Lauren Dalton (In re Lauren Dalton)     

Probate exception to federal jurisdiction.  415 B.R. 838

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     10/08/2009     In re Cynthia J. Nevels     

Sections 507(a)(2), 1322(b)(4), 1326(b), distribution order in Chapter 13.  415 B.R. 832

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary, Standing     10/08/2009     Becarren Danika Schultz v. Rick Homans, Secretary et al. (In re Becarren Danika Schultz)     

Standing, mootness.  2009  WL 3261687.

Judge James Starzynski
Avoidance Actions     10/08/2009     In re Larry L. Morinia and Brenda Joyce Morinia     

Section 522(f).  2009 WL 3261691.Av

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary     09/23/2009     Sam Grijalva Jr. v. NM Taxation & Revenue Dept. (In re Sam Grijalva Jr.)     

Tax Injunction Act, 28 U.S.C. 1341.

Judge James Starzynski