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Earls v. United States (In re Earls)

Ruling: 
The unsecured portion of the IRS's claim for taxes and interest was nondischargeable as debtor's filings that were delayed by three years did not qualify as "returns."
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 15,2016, LexisNexis #0616-009

Forson v. Nationstar Mortg. LLC (In re Forson)

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court lacked jurisdiction to hear purported action on behalf of putative class alleging systemic violations of the discharge injunction by creditor.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 31,2016, LexisNexis #0616-014

In re Inner City Props. LLC

Ruling: 
Creditor insider's claim against debtor LLC largely disallowed due to failure to meet elevated burden of proof.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 25,2016, LexisNexis #0516-079

In re Haber

Ruling: 
Surplus proceeds of foreclosure sale of property abandoned by the trustee were not property of the estate.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 10,2016, LexisNexis #0416-091

Newman v. Bamberger (In re Newman)

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court lacked jurisdiction over debtor's postpetition negligence claim against counsel.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 17,2016, LexisNexis #0316-102

In re Ragland

Ruling: 
Debtor could not modify plan to correct drafting error where three years had passed since confirmation
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 08,2016, LexisNexis #0216-136

Ryt v. Peace (In re Peace)

Ruling: 
Debtor's diversion of water onto creditor's property resulted in nondischargeable debt due to willful and malicious injury.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 02,2015, LexisNexis #0216-121

McDermott v. Davis (In re Davis)

Ruling: 
Failure to disclose inheritance was not knowing or fraudulent and not grounds for denial of discharge.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 30,2015, LexisNexis #1015-133

Whittaker v. Groves Venture LLC (In re Bolon)

Ruling: 
Trustee could not avoid debtor sole member's transfer of LLC property.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 30,2015, LexisNexis #1015-129

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