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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Dischargeability     10/12/2001     Scott Graff Company v. Rene Camille Loranger (In re Loranger)     

523(a)(2) & (4); Contractor; In re Romero

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     10/11/2001     Daniel Alfred Petmecky and Jean Ann Petmecky     

Plan modification; 1329(a)

Judge James Starzynski
Automatic Stay     10/11/2001     Irvin Toya     

Codebtor stay; community property & claims

Judge James Starzynski
Involuntary Petition     10/10/2001     Daniel Krupiak     

303(i); Rule 9011; "bad faith" involuntary petition

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     10/09/2001     Jose B. Serna and Linda K. Serna     

Disposable income for chapter 13; totality of circumstances

Judge James Starzynski
Discharge     10/09/2001     Katherine P. Le Blanc v. Key Corp Trust (In re Le Blanc)     

11th Amendment immunity to student loan discharge

Judge James Starzynski
Attorneys Fees     10/04/2001     Furr's Supermarkets, Inc.     

Attorney fees as part of lease cure

Judge James Starzynski
Discharge     08/29/2001     Katherine P. Le Blanc v. Key Corp Trust (In re Le Blanc)     

Requirement that debtor seek alternatives to student loan hardship discharge

Judge James Starzynski
Miscellaneous     08/29/2001     Furr's Supermarkets, Inc.     

Transfer of liquor licenses

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     07/11/2001     Thomas Edward Smith and Betty Oneida Smith     

Contingency fund in chapter 13; 401(k) loans in chapter 13

Judge James Starzynski