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Unique Ventures Group, In re

Ruling: 
Franchise, contract, and intellectual property rights acquired by debtor from bankrupt entitywere property of debtor’s estate. (Bankr. W.D. Pa.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 22,2020, LexisNexis #0220-088

Valentine, In re--Valentine v. Valentine

Ruling: 
Exception to stay did not apply as domestic support obligations had been determined to bepre-petition debt and last pre-petition date modification request had been denied by the statecourt. (Bankr. E.D. Mo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 17,2020, LexisNexis #0220-077

Hernandez, In re

Ruling: 
Funds held by Chapter 13 Trustee at the time of post-confirmation dismissal ordered to bedistributed to the debtor. (Bankr. D. Conn.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 17,2020, LexisNexis #0220-096

Gerard, In re--Gerard v. United States Dep't of Educ.

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion to compel creditor to refrain from requirement of repayment or collection ofstudent loan debt denied as debtor not likely to succeed in showing that the creditor wasdischargeable. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 17,2020, LexisNexis #0220-085

Wonderwork, Inc., In re--Sama v. Mullaney

Ruling: 
Trustee's constructive fraudulent conveyance claim dismissed where complaint failed to allegethat debtor did not receive reasonably equivalent value for the salary it paid. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 17,2020, LexisNexis #0220-089

Pansier, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' discharge was denied as they knowingly did not disclose their true interest in all ofthe personal property and income they transferred to the maze of trust and LLC entities theyestablished. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 17,2020, LexisNexis #0220-091

F.M. Butt Hotels, Corp., In re

Ruling: 
Filing injunction extended to prevent debtor from interfering with foreclosure action in statecourt. (Bankr. W.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 17,2020, LexisNexis #0220-076

Marinelli, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor supplier's claim was nondischargeable where debtor contractor owed creditor afiduciary duty. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 16,2020, LexisNexis #0220-082

Woolley, In re

Ruling: 
Motion for relief from automatic stay and abandonment was granted absent timely objection.(Bankr. D.N.M.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 15,2020, LexisNexis #0220-078

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