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Williams, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's debt to HHS was not discharged and HHS did not violate the discharge injunction inseeking to collect. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 26,2020, LexisNexis #1220-063

Fears, In re--Shapiro v. Mack

Ruling: 
Unrecorded deed conveying debtor's home to herself and her son could be avoided. (Bankr.E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 02,2020, LexisNexis #1220-067

Cruz, In re

Ruling: 
Chapter 13 plan did not meet the best interest of creditors test as debtors had not shown thatthe plan distributed property a claim that was not less than creditors would receive if thehome were sold in a Chapter 7 liquidation. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 12,2020, LexisNexis #1220-020

Ellison, In re

Ruling: 
Below median debtor's request to modify her confirmed plan was denied as it would relitigatean issue of plan length that was known at confirmation. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 06,2020, LexisNexis #1120-98

Woodberry, In re--Shapiro v. Woodberry

Ruling: 
Chapter 7 trustee was entitled to partial summary judgment in order to avoid and recoverfor the estate debtor's transfer of his home to his wife. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 09,2020, LexisNexis #1020-089

Sanford, In re

Ruling: 
Hardship discharge was warranted where no creditor had objected, and there were no facts inthe record to show that granting of a hardship discharge would otherwise be inequitable,unjust or unwise. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 28,2020, LexisNexis #1020-021

Woodberry, In re--Shapiro v. Woodberry

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion denied where court could not force the trustee to accept a settlement ondebtor's terms. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 24,2020, LexisNexis #0920-041

Fulayter, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion for sanctions, costs and attorney fees denied where he failed to show that the law firm that represented him violated any of the certifications described in Rule 9011. (Bankr.E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 09,2020, LexisNexis #0820-100

Abbas, In re

Ruling: 
Attorneys’ fee award in divorce case was not a domestic support obligation and not entitled to priority. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 20,2020, LexisNexis #0820-085

Fulayter, In re

Ruling: 
Services rendered by the first set of attorneys in the debtor's divorce case were not allowableas not necessary to the administration of the case nor beneficial toward the completion of thecase. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 01,2020, LexisNexis #0720-053

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