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Sine, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' plan had to provide for the secured claim of the boat in the amount of the presentvalue instead of the entire contract debt. (Bankr. W.D. Wash.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 24,2018, LexisNexis #1018-024

Sine, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' plan had to provide for the secured claim of the boat in the amount of the presentvalue instead of the entire contract debt. (Bankr. W.D. Wash.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 24,2018, LexisNexis #1018-024

Southbank Dairies, LLC, In re

Ruling: 
Compensation requested by trustee for court-approved farm manager was reduced as servicesdirectly related to liquidation of estate assets were beyond the scope of the manager's courtapprovedemployment. (Bankr. W.D. Wash.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2018, LexisNexis #0718-003

Beird, In re

Ruling: 
Court ruled that debtor may not pursue a transfer unless the trustee does not attempt to avoidthe transfer. (Bankr. W.D. Wash.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 02,2018, LexisNexis #0618-008

Bunge, In re

Ruling: 
Court sustained the claim objection as to the negative equity component of the claim. (Bankr. W.D. Wash.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 16,2018, LexisNexis #0518-109

Maust Transp., Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Petitioning creditor was not entitled to an administrative expense claim as the trustee was the plaintiff in the fraudulent transfer case against a bank and other defendants. (Bankr. W.D. Wash.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 03,2018, LexisNexis #0518-036

Bravo, In re

Ruling: 
The Principal Penalty amounts which the claimant included were mandatory amountsexempted from discharge as they were partially punitive in nature; thus the said amountscould not be construed as false or misleading statements as claimed by debtor. (Bankr. W.D.Wash.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 08,2018, LexisNexis #0318-085

Montiel, In re

Ruling: 
Petition date deemed as the most logical point to use for determining whether a creditor wasa holder of a secured claim. (Bankr. W.D. Wash.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 28,2017, LexisNexis #0817-019
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