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Richard, In re

Ruling: 
Court ordered Illinois LLC to disgorge fees from consolidated cases as its fee-sharing agreement was in violation of section 504 since they did not form a single law firm with Missouri attorneys. (Bankr. E.D. Mo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 10,2018, LexisNexis #1118-068

Hudson-Miltenberger, In re--Phillips 66 Co. v. Miltenberger

Ruling: 
Plaintiff's request to deny dischargeability denied as there was insufficient evidence toconclude that debtor made a false representation and that debtor was aware that a coguarantor'ssignature was forged. (Bankr. E.D. Mo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 26,2018, LexisNexis #0318-040

Anderson, In re--Anderson v. Anderson

Ruling: 
Attorney's fees judgments were excepted from discharge as they were in the nature of adomestic support obligation. (Bankr. E.D. Mo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 26,2018, LexisNexis #0318-044

Austin, In re

Ruling: 
The correct date for determining the amount of a claim where an objection was made was the date that the case was filed. (Bankr. E.D. Mo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 24,2017, LexisNexis #0917-044

Reed, In re--Hous. Auth. of St. Loius Cnty. v. Reed

Ruling: 
Debt ruled as nondischargeable as the debtor under-reported her total household income in her personal declarations because she failed to report her husband's income. (Bankr. E.D. Mo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 26,2017, LexisNexis #0517-131

Rademacher v. Rademacher (In re Rademacher)

Ruling: 
Discharge denied due to presence of several badges of fraud.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 29,2016, LexisNexis #0516-131

Ortiz v. United States Dept of Educ. (In re Ortiz)

Ruling: 
Unemployed debtor with hepatitis C denied an undue hardship discharge of student loan debt.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 29,2016, LexisNexis #0216-122

Keefe Law Firm v. Days (In re Days)

Ruling: 
Debt to law firm absent misrepresentations or willful and malicious injury.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 27,2015, LexisNexis #1115-083

In re Patriot Coal Corp.

Ruling: 
Debtors' first case reopened to determine obligations under settlement agreement rejected in debtors' second case.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on October 09,2015, LexisNexis #1115-004

Brown v. Link (In re Link)

Ruling: 
Loan debt incurred by debtor in order to pay off sales tax liability on restaurant as prerequisite to purchase was nondischargeable.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 25,2015, LexisNexis #1015-087

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