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Greenpoint Tactical Income Fund LLC, In re

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court declined to issue declaration that continuation of creditor’s arbitrationagainst non-debtors would not violate the automatic stay. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 30,2021, LexisNexis #0521-055

Pope, In re

Ruling: 
Trustee's request that the court deny the law firm compensation and disgorge fees was deniedas record did not establish that the law firm purposely concealed its connections to thedebtors, creditors, and a potential purchaser of debtors’ property. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 31,2021, LexisNexis #0521-052

Vongermeten, In re--Vongermeten v. Clauss

Ruling: 
Dismissal for cause was warranted for debtor's Chapter 13 case where debtor failed to amendhis plan to pay the trustee legal tender. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 12,2021, LexisNexis #0421-097

Buettner, In re

Ruling: 
Trustee’s objection to confirmation sustained as the amount to be distributed on allowedunsecured claims was not greater than or equal to the amount that would have been paid onsuch claims under Chapter 7. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 16,2021, LexisNexis #0321-095

Vongermeten, In re--Vongermeten v. Clauss

Ruling: 
Rooker-Feldman doctrine did not deprive the court of jurisdiction to hear challenges to thesecured claim as Rule 3007(b) allowed debtor to pursue his objections to claims. (Bankr. E.D.Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 05,2021, LexisNexis #0221-049

Tolliver, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors could not propose a Chapter 13 plan that modified rights of creditor whose claim wassecured only by an interest in their principal residence. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 25,2020, LexisNexis #1120-048

Engelman, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor was not eligible to be a debtor under Chapter 13 unsecured debt in excess of thespecified limit. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 25,2020, LexisNexis #0520-026

Greenpoint Tactical Income Fund LLC, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' motion to reject a settlement agreement was granted due to significant outstandingobligations by both the debtor and the other party. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 21,2020, LexisNexis #0420-010

Schroeder, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor was allowed to bifurcate an undersecured mortgage claim on her principal residence asthe last payment on the original payment schedule was due before the final payment underthe Chapter 13 plan. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 30,2019, LexisNexis #1219-023

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

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