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Acis Capital Mgmt., L.P., In re

Ruling: 
Compensation requested by trustee was reasonable where the time and labor required wasenormous given the contentious and complex nature of the cases. (Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on May 31,2019, LexisNexis #0819-027

Hickerson, In re--Tower Credit, Inc. v. Hickerson

Ruling: 
Creditor's nondischargeability claim dismissed where it failed to prove that it reasonablyrelied on debtor's loan applications. (Bankr. M.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 30,2019, LexisNexis #0819-036

Hernandez, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's loan was a nondischargeable debt where his actions amounted to defalcation while ina fiduciary capacity. (Bankr. W.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 02,2012, LexisNexis #0819-037

On-Site Fuel Serv., In re

Ruling: 
Involuntary petition was not subject to dismissal as petitioning creditors showed that thedebtor was not paying its debts as they became due. (Bankr. S.D. Miss.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on May 24,2019, LexisNexis #0819-002

Summage, In re

Ruling: 
Petitioner was not entitled to the unclaimed funds paid into the court as he was not the"rightful owner" with the right thereto. (Bankr. W.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 21,2019, LexisNexis #0819-003

Vanguard Natural Res., In re

Ruling: 
Revenue department's motion to abstain denied where determination of debtor's tax issuesheavily implicated the bankruptcy code's objectives. (Bankr. S.D. Tex.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on May 14,2019, LexisNexis #0719-084

Davis, In re--Tower Credit, Inc. v. Davis

Ruling: 
Debt was dischargeable where creditor's reliance on debtor's incomplete financial picture toestablish fraud was not reasonable. (Bankr. M.D. La.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on May 16,2019, LexisNexis #0719-087

Victory Med. Ctr. Mid-Cities, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor was entitled to summary judgment in fraudulent transfer proceeding as debtorreceived a reasonably equivalent value under the settlement agreement in question. (Bankr.N.D. Tex.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on May 13,2019, LexisNexis #0719-092

Clark, In re

Ruling: 
Motion to impose stay denied as it was not timely and the motion seeking to impose the staywas filed 48 days after the bankruptcy petition was filed. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 09,2019, LexisNexis #0719-055

Friede Goldman Halter, In re

Ruling: 
Motion to reopen chapter 11 cases denied as the movant was not a debtor nor a party ininterest. (Bankr. S.D. Miss.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on May 02,2019, LexisNexis #0719-026

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