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Coffey, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor's motion for relief from stay granted where there was lack of adequate protection, debtor had no equity in the property, and the property was not necessary for an effective reorganization. (Bankr. D.S.C.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 21,2018, LexisNexis #0119-089

Nedelka, In re--Nedelka v. IRS

Ruling: 
Discharge order did not discharge tax debts as the debtors' tax return was filed the same year in which the debtors filed their bankruptcy. (Bankr. D. Del.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 20,2018, LexisNexis #0119-105

Sheasley, In re--Sheasley v. Jenereski

Ruling: 
Debtor's motions to enforce the automatic stay against criminal cases denied as he did not show that prosecutor was pursuing criminal actions in bad faith or for purposes of harassment. (Bankr. W.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 18,2018, LexisNexis #0119-088

Fuhrman, In re--Fuhrman v. Wilmington Savings Fund Soc'y

Ruling: 
Debtor was not a bona fide purchaser of the subject property as he had constructive notice of the mortgage despite incorrect legal description. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 18,2018, LexisNexis #0119-097

Casanova, In re

Ruling: 
Action seeking avoidance was subject to dismissal as debtors' purchase and mortgage deeds were still pending recordation. (Bankr. D.P.R.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 18,2018, LexisNexis #0119-098

Moody, In re--Neary v. Moody

Ruling: 
Debtor's discharge was denied for failure to keep records of his financial condition or business transactions and for making a false oath. (Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 17,2018, LexisNexis #0119-100

Moody, In re--Neary v. Moody

Ruling: 
Debtor's discharge was denied for failure to keep records of his financial condition or business transactions and for making a false oath. (Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 17,2018, LexisNexis #0119-100

Haag, In re--Wilson v. Henrichs Ins. Servs.

Ruling: 
Trustee's complaint failed to state a plausible claim that transferee was a statutory insider to debtors as there was no assertion that either debtor was a person in control of the transferee. (Bankr. C.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 17,2018, LexisNexis #0119-086

Skubal, In re

Ruling: 
Court disallowed legal fees charged to the bankruptcy estate to defend a dischargeable credit card claim as the trustee improperly took on the role of "defending" the claim. (Bankr. E.D. Va.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 14,2018, LexisNexis #0119-091

Williams, In re--Rosado v. Williams

Ruling: 
Debt discharged as there was no showing that debtor's representation that he would pay off the second mortgage on a home he sold to the creditor was a knowing and fraudulent falsehood. (Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 14,2018, LexisNexis #0119-095

Conley, In re--United States Tr. v. Conley

Ruling: 
Action seeking avoidance was subject to dismissal as debtors' purchase and mortgage deeds were still pending recordation. (Bankr. D.P.R.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 14,2018, LexisNexis #0119-098

Conley, In re--United States Tr. v. Conley

Ruling: 
Motion to dismiss complaint objecting to discharge was granted as the debtors likely did not act with the fraudulent intent required for the court to deny their discharge. (Bankr. E.D. Ky.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 14,2018, LexisNexis #0119-099

Angeron, In re

Ruling: 
Court could not confirm plan as the new value proposed was not reasonably equivalent to the scheduled value of the property to be retained. (Bankr. E.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 13,2018, LexisNexis #0119-104

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