Opinions

 

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Court's Web Site Opinions Database

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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Dischargeability     02/16/2007     In re Jimmy Arellano and Martha Arellano     

Debtors filed chapter 13 before their chapter 7 discharge was entered.  Held: chapter 13 could continue.  363 B.R. 611

Judge James Starzynski
Dischargeability     01/26/2007     Montano v. Montano (In re William Montano)     

Dischargeability 523(a)(5) and 523(a)(15)

Judge James Starzynski
Reaffirmation Agreements     01/25/2007     In re Juanita Ballard     

Reaffirmation 524(d)

Judge James Starzynski
Abandonment, Trustee     01/19/2007     In re Norman Seck     

Trustee abandonment

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 11     01/10/2007     In re Daniel William Cook and Yolanda T. Cook     

Debtor not-in-possession standing to object to claims

Judge James Starzynski
    12/31/2006     2006 Opinions     

Index of Opinions - 2006

Judge Mark B. McFeeley
Chapter 11, Reconsideration     12/21/2006     In re Rio Valley Motors Co., LLC     

Motion to reconsider denial of use of cash collateral.

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13, Confirmation, Reconsideration     12/15/2006     In re Kevin Saul Meyer and Elizabeth Pauline Meyer     

On reconsideration. 357 B.R. 635

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     12/04/2006     In re Kevin Saul Meyer and Elizabeth Pauline Meyer     

Over median income chapter 13 debtors may not take charitable contributions into account in computing monthly plan payment; 1325(b), 707(b), Form B22C  355 B.R. 837

Judge James Starzynski
Proof of Claim     10/13/2006     In re Old Abe Co. & Lincoln Gold & Tungsten, Inc.     

Claims objection; claim based on expired mining lease; commercially reasonable disposition of collateral

Judge James Starzynski

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