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Jackson, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' motion to use collision insurance proceeds to buy a replacement vehicle was deniedas the proceeds were not property of the estate. (Bankr. M.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 16,2019, LexisNexis #0219-052

Traylor, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion to vacate dismissal was denied as debtor has not given sufficient information or facts to establish "exceptional circumstances" or that absent relief, debtor will suffer an "extreme" or "unexpected" hardship. (Bankr. W.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 14,2018, LexisNexis #0219-043

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

Ridgeway, In re

Ruling: 
Motion for allowance of post-petition interest was denied as the plan will control what interest can be paid from the escrow account. (Bankr. E.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 30,2018, LexisNexis #0119-049

Smith, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's chapter 13 plan was denied as debtor proposed to cram down the interest rate he was paying on a debt from an oversecured creditor as of the date he declared bankruptcy instead of the date his plan was confirmed. (Bankr. W.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 03,2018, LexisNexis #0119-051

McCray, In re

Ruling: 
Motion to compel turnover of property of the estate was denied as trustee failed to file an adversary proceeding for turnover of property and money as required by Bankruptcy Rule 7001(1). (Bankr. W.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 04,2018, LexisNexis #0119-059

Copsync, Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Amended plan of liquidation was confirmable as it satisfied the applicable provisions of the bankruptcy code. (Bankr. E.D. La.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on September 21,2018, LexisNexis #1118-055

Sirico, In re--Schott v. Sirico

Ruling: 
Court held debtors were not entitled to a discharge where they made false oaths and accounts based on omissions from their statement of financial affairs and schedules. (Bankr. M.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 12,2018, LexisNexis #1018-107

Hobbs v. Chesson

Ruling: 
Trustee was entitled to disgorgement where defendants engaged in a clear consistent pattern or practice of violating § 526 by impersonating debtors during credit counseling briefings and filing false pleadings with the court. (Bankr. W.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 29,2018, LexisNexis #1018-048

Bugeaud, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor was ineligible to be a debtor under chapter 13 as the total unsecured debt exceeded the allowable amount. (Bankr. E.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 27,2018, LexisNexis #1018-034

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