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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Professionals     06/28/2001     Furr's Supermarkets, Inc.     

327; Employment of professionals

Judge James Starzynski
Recusal     06/25/2001     Richard Alvin Bennett and Pamela Marie Bennett     

Motion to disqualify judge, mandamus denied, 283 B.R. 308 (10th Cir. BAP 9/23/02) (00-11235.251)

Judge James Starzynski
Summary Judgment     06/21/2001     Richard J. Parmley, Jr. v. Hilario Stanislous Valdez (In re Valdez)     

Inaccurate or incomplete legal description in mortgage

Judge James Starzynski
Professionals     06/10/2001     Furr's Supermarkets, Inc.     

Retention of professionals; business judgment rule

Judge James Starzynski
Avoidance Actions     02/26/2001     Century Bank, FSB v. Heritage Park, Inc. (In re Roybal)     

Trustee avoid landlord's lien

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary, Dismissal     02/26/2001     Century Bank, FSB v. Heritage Park, Inc. (In re Roybal)     

Dismiss noncore unrelated proceeding

Judge James Starzynski
Appeals     02/21/2001     David Bruce Iverson     

Alimony vs. property settlement, aff'd, 271 B.R. 213 (10th Cir. BAP 7/31/01) (unpublished) (00-12058.102), further appeal dismissed, 00-12058.125 (10th Cir. 2003)

Judge James Starzynski
Jurisdiction     02/05/2001     Wesley Allen Myers v. United States of America Department of Agriculture (In re Myers)     

Bankruptcy jurisdiction; mandatory exhaustion of administrative remedies; proposed findings adopted by District Court,  00-1118.15 (D. N.M. 2001).

Judge James Starzynski
Confirmation     02/05/2001     Wesley A. Myers and Sonja D. Myers     

Confirmation chapter 12 plan

Judge James Starzynski
Garnishment     01/18/2001     Fred Chavez, et al. v. Mercury Finance (In re Chavez)     

547; Wage garnishment; lien on wages; 257 B.R. 341  (Bankr. D. N.M. 2001)

Judge James Starzynski