Judge Van Eck

Auto, Inc. (In re East Shore Auto, Inc., Shore--Auto Trakk, LLC v. East

Ruling: 
Buyer was entitled to a declaratory judgment in its favor where debtor's sale of the subjectvehicles to it was free and clear of a lienholder's perfected liens. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 11,2022, LexisNexis #0522-010

Florimonte, In re--Scranton Laminated Labels, Inc. v. Florimonte

Ruling: 
Issue preclusion did not apply in nondischargeability proceeding as the issue of willfulnesswas neither litigated nor determined by a final and valid judgment. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 22,2022, LexisNexis #0422-040

Roman Cath. Diocese of Harrisburg, In re

Ruling: 
Official Committee of Tort Claimants granted derivative standing to pursue avoidanceaction against debtor diocese. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 17,2022, LexisNexis #0422-016

Hurlbutt, In re--Reynolds v. Hurlbutt

Ruling: 
Dismissal of Chapter 13 debtor's case for lack of good faith was not warranted as debtor madean honest effort to pay as much of judgment creditor's claim as she could with settlementproceeds. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 23,2021, LexisNexis #0222-073

Rickabaugh, In re--Rickabaugh v. Rickabaugh

Ruling: 
Dismissal of debtor's Chapter 13 case was not warranted as debtor's efforts to fulfill his dutiesunder the Bankruptcy Code appeared to be reasonable and court did not discern any intent todefraud. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 10,2021, LexisNexis #0921-098

Lafferty, n re

Ruling: 
Plan confirmed as it was proposed in good faith and it commits all the debtors' projecteddisposable income received during the applicable commitment period. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 16,2019, LexisNexis #0120-095

GVM, Inc., In re--GVM, Inc. v. PeoplesBank

Ruling: 
Debtors' motion for an order to permit use of cash collateral and provide adequateprotection to parties with interest granted. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on September 06,2019, LexisNexis #1119-002

Isaacs, In re--DeHart v. Isaacs

Ruling: 
Payments under the Adoption Assistance and Child Welfare Act of 1980 were benefitsreceived under the Social Security Act and were excludable from current monthly income,disposable income and projected disposable income calculations. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 26,2019, LexisNexis #1019-075

Swigert, In re--Ruth v. Swigert

Ruling: 
Concurrently filed case dismissed due to lack of good faith. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 01,2019, LexisNexis #0619-045
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