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Keywords/Topic Date Title Description Judge
Adversary, Dismissal     02/13/2002     Alliance Health Of Santa Teresa, Inc. v. New Mexico Human Services Department     

11th Amendment, Section 106(b), exhaustion of administrative remedies; Proposed findings sent to District Court for disposition; adopted as modified, 99-1140.61 (8/25/05)

Judge James Starzynski
Summary Judgment     02/10/2002     Furr's Supermarkets, Inc. v. MDFC Equipment Leasing Corp. (In re Furr's Supermarkets, Inc.)     

Lease intended as security

Judge James Starzynski
Chapter 13     01/17/2002     Baird W. Knappen     

Modification of plan after surrender of collateral; 281 B.R. 714  (Bankr. D. N.M. 2002)

Judge James Starzynski
Adversary     11/16/2001     Yvette J. Gonzales v. Peoples Bank (In re Brown)     

Lien perfection in stock certificates

Judge James Starzynski
Remand     10/30/2001     B. E. (Bill) Townes v. William J. Ash III (In re Donna Ash)     

Remand; Rooker-Feldman doctrine

Judge James Starzynski
Automatic Stay, Garnishment     10/30/2001     Louis D. Ratliff v. SKJJ Turf Farms Co. (In re Ratliff)     

Auto stay; affirmative duty to stop garnishment

Judge James Starzynski
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