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In re Ryan

Ruling: 
Tax debt for years in which debtor's counsel did not submit return, as prior counsel had done, was nondischargeable.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 30,2013, LexisNexis #0114-081

Ruggere-Odell v. Giovanello

Ruling: 
Forgiveness of mortgage on residence transferred to relatives was not fraudulent as debtors were not insolvent as a result.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 06,2013, LexisNexis #1113-126

Duplication Mgmt. v. Countrywide Home Loans Inc.

Ruling: 
Payments on debtor's sole shareholder's mortgage while debtor was insolvent were avoidable as fraudulent.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on November 04,2013, LexisNexis #1213-022

Field v. Hughes-Birch (In re Hughes-Birch)

Ruling: 
Judgment based on debtor's malicious usurping of property of decedent's estate was nondischargeable.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 09,2013, LexisNexis #1013-120

In re Danastorg

Ruling: 
Relief from stay granted pursuant to valid assignment to Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 16,2013, LexisNexis #1013-004

In re Florendo

Ruling: 
Settlement of adversary proceeding for more than value that exceeded objecting creditor's valuation of assets approved.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 13,2013, LexisNexis #1013-035

Harris v. Boston Private Bank & Trust Co. (In re Harris)

Ruling: 
Reconversion of chapter 13 case to chapter 7 denied due to omissions and lack of feasibility of proposed plan.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 20,2013, LexisNexis #0913-065

In re Lee

Chapter 7 trustee filed a motion for review of fees of counsel to debtors and special counsel to debtors pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 329(b). Special counsel filed a fee application. The trustee objected to the debtors' claim of exemption.
Ruling: 
Counsel and special counsel to debtors ordered to disgorge due to failures in course of representation.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 08,2013, LexisNexis #0813-002

Cowart v. Elias (In re Elias)

U.S. Trustee filed a motion to dismiss Chapter 11 debtor's case pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 1112.
Ruling: 
Admission to assault and battery without finding of intentional conduct did not result in nondischargeable debt.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 03,2013, LexisNexis #0713-120

In re Kavlakian

An attorney filed an assented to motion to allow counsel for the creditor client be paid fees and expenses, and an administrative application for legal fees for the attorney, under 11 U.S.C.S. § 503(b)(3)(B) and (b)(4). The chapter 7 trustee and the debtor objected to the application.
Ruling: 
Creditor's attorneys allowed fees only to extent assented to or benefitting the estate.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 03,2013, LexisNexis #0613-120

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