Louisiana

Tower Credit Inc. v. Lathers (In re Lathers)

Ruling: 
Debt was nondischargeable due to materially false representations in debtors' loan application.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 28,2015, LexisNexis #1115-120

In re Herbert

Ruling: 
Co-counsel in debtor's personal injury case not entitled to compensation absent written fee agreement.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 05,2015, LexisNexis #1015-109

Tower Credit Inc. v. Carter (In re Carter)

Ruling: 
Judgment based on false representations by debtor's regarding intentions for use of loan proceeds was nondischargeable.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 24,2015, LexisNexis #1115-016

Bates v. Selenberg (In re Selenberg)

Ruling: 
Loan debt owed by attorney debtor was nondischargeable due to nondisclosures that violated the state rules of professional conduct.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 21,2015, LexisNexis #1015-048

In re US Bentonite Inc.

Ruling: 
Debtors' attorneys denied recovery of fees incurred during period attorney who left the firm went to work for creditors' law firm.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on September 03,2015, LexisNexis #0915-107

Hotop v. Wells Fargo Bank N.A. (In re Hotop)

Ruling: 
Debtors' interest in cause of action against lender abandoned by chapter 7 trustee became property of the estate upon conversion to chapter 13.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 16,2015, LexisNexis #0715-030

In re Adkins

Ruling: 
Plan proposing payment of "910 vehicle" claim as long-term debt with non-Till rate of interest unfairly discriminated against other unsecured claims.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 14,2015, LexisNexis #0615-063

In re Daniels

Ruling: 
Debtor could not modify plan where the modification was not proposed in good faith and did not meet the liquidation test.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 11,2015, LexisNexis #0615-029

In re Carroll

Ruling: 
Debtors could not claim exemption in property that debtor voluntarily transferred to daughters and concealed.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 30,2015, LexisNexis #0515-011

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