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Jordan, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor was entitled to relief from the automatic stay as debtor filed multiple bankruptcies,failed to perform every time, filed again to forestall his creditors, had accumulated arrears, andeffectively lived on the property for free. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 15,2021, LexisNexis #0122-033

Mullin, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor was not entitled to discharge a student loan as debtor had made only one voluntarypayment in more than 20 years, while his household income had been as much as 10 times hishousehold expenses. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 26,2021, LexisNexis #1021-040

Hunsucker, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's obligation to the creditor was not domestic support, but a property settlement, andthus, it was not excepted from discharge. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 03,2021, LexisNexis #0921-063

Brock, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor could not extend the term of a loan secured by debtor's primary residence. (Bankr. N.D.Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 10,2021, LexisNexis #0621-094

Jenkins, In re

Ruling: 
Chapter 7 debtor's motion to convert to Chapter 12 was denied as debtor had consistently beenuntruthful with the court and the trustee, ignored dictates of the Bankruptcy Code, and actedin bad faith. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 07,2021, LexisNexis #0621-064

Freeman, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor could not claim a homestead exemption on property located in California as theclaimed property did not meet the definition of a homestead under Mississippi law when heabandoned the property years ago and did not intend to return. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2021, LexisNexis #0621-010

305 Petroleum, Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Small business debtor that was a member of a group of affiliates whose aggregate debtexceeded $7,500,000 was not eligible under Subchapter V. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on October 27,2020, LexisNexis #1220-026

Jenkins, In re

Ruling: 
Chapter 7 trustee's motion to sell debtor's boat free and clear of liens, interest, encumbrances,and claims was granted. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 22,2020, LexisNexis #1220-033

Smith, In re

Ruling: 
Property could not be recovered for the estate where debtor was divested of legal title to theproperty several months prior to the commencement of the bankruptcy case.. (Bankr. N.D.Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 12,2020, LexisNexis #0920-064

Tillman, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion to convert her case to Chapter 13 was denied for her failure to disclose herownership of real property on her bankruptcy schedules. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 18,2019, LexisNexis #0120-018

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