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Pugh, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor's objection to Chapter 13 confirmation was sustained as both the mortgage's due-on-sale clause and 11 U.S.C. § 1322(b)(2) prevented him from modifying the bank's rights withoutthe bank's consent. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 03,2019, LexisNexis #1019-094

Foley, In re

Ruling: 
Plan's lien-retention language in non-standard provisions was not a barrier to confirmation asthe affected secured creditors had accepted the plans. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 19,2019, LexisNexis #1019-070

Pansier, In re

Ruling: 
Motion for recusal denied as the debtors failed to establish that the assigned judge hadformed an opinion so extreme that fair judgment appeared impossible or that the judge wasunduly biased against the debtors. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on August 12,2019, LexisNexis #1019-022

Peterson, In re

Ruling: 
Court granted summary judgment on plaintiff's nondischargeability claim where debtor madefalse oaths under § 727(a)(4)(A). (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 09,2019, LexisNexis #0919-015

Bohland, In re

Ruling: 
Court granted creditor's request for relief from stay, although the property was no longerproperty of the estate, as the stay remained in effect until the case was closed or dismissed.(Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 17,2019, LexisNexis #0819-056

Jakubiak, In re--Schouten v. Jakubiak

Ruling: 
Inadvertently unscheduled debt was not excepted from discharge in no-asset case absent harmto creditor. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 29,2019, LexisNexis #0619-036

Tuttle, In re--Tuttle v. Educ. Credit Mgmt. Corp.

Ruling: 
Undue hardship discharge of student loan debt denied due to debtor’s failure to satisfy thegood faith prong of the Brunner test. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 31,2019, LexisNexis #0619-039

Long, In re

Ruling: 
Trustee's objection to plan confirmation based on debtors' failure to file tax returns wasoverruled as returns were not due to be filed with the IRS until after the date on which themeeting of creditors was first scheduled to be held. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 22,2019, LexisNexis #0919-073

Pansier, In re

Ruling: 
Court granted relief from stay to reinstate collection of debtor's pension income to apply todelinquent tax obligations as it was not property of the estate and was not necessary to fund aChapter 13 plan. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 25,2019, LexisNexis #0419-055

Howard, In re

Ruling: 
Counsel was entitled to fees for services that were reasonable and necessary to benefit thedebtor toward completion of his case. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 22,2019, LexisNexis #0519-050

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