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Jager, In re--InFirst Bank v. Jager

Ruling: 
Bank was entitled to relief from stay as the debtors had not demonstrated that they couldpropose and confirm a plan that was feasible. (Bankr. W.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 13,2019, LexisNexis #0319-059

Boltz-Rubinstein, In re

Ruling: 
Bank violated the automatic stay when it engaged in debt collection efforts against the debtoras it failed to show that it was acting as servicer for the actual holder of the mortgage. (Bankr.E.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 08,2019, LexisNexis #0319-060

Bell, In re--Bell v. Herrera

Ruling: 
Court held that the agreement in question was not an executory contract as it was neverscheduled as an executory contract, and the Chapter 7 Trustee never assumed or rejected it.(Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 07,2019, LexisNexis #0319-061

Milton, In re--Lepre v. Milton

Ruling: 
Relief sought in the creditor's amended complaint for denial of discharge was denied wherehe failed to show that debtor knew that her statements on schedules and statement of financialaffairs were false. (Bankr. W.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 04,2019, LexisNexis #0319-043

Thorpe, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's contested matter was dismissed for lack of subject matter jurisdiction because itinvolved a post-confirmation mortgage servicing dispute filed years after confirmation of thedebtor's Chapter 12 plan. (Bankr. E.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 17,2019, LexisNexis #0219-068

Dietrich, In re--Lehigh Valley Hosp. v. Dietrich

Ruling: 
Debt was nondischargeable as debtor acted wrongfully and maliciously when he spent the insurance proceeds he received for his hospital bills. (Bankr. E.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 13,2018, LexisNexis #0119-094

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

Mazik, In re

Ruling: 
Court exercised its discretionary authority to enlarge the time for the claimant to file a proof of claim as debtor failed to include the claimant on the list of creditors. (Bankr. E.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 29,2018, LexisNexis #0119-057

Waldorf, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's objections to claim overruled as legal fees at issue constituted a domestic support obligation entitled to priority treatment. (Bankr. E.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 15,2018, LexisNexis #1118-069

Clark, In re--Vara v. Clark

Ruling: 
Chapter 7 debtor was ineligible to have his debts discharged as he made errors and omissions in his bankruptcy schedules and statement of financial affairs within two years of the date he declared bankruptcy. (Bankr. E.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 10,2018, LexisNexis #1118-081

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