9th Circuit

Dragnea, In re--Dragnea v. Dragnea

Ruling: 
Chapter 11 plan could extinguish nondischargeable marital settlement agreement debtpursuant to modification agreed to by former spouse in debtor’s plan. (Bankr. E.D. Cal.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 29,2019, LexisNexis #1219-066

Freeman, In re--Freeman v. Nationstar Mortg. LLC

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court erred in concluding that plan and bankruptcy proceedings did not affect thecreditor's lien because it did not take into account that the secured creditor expresslyconsented to confirmation of the plan and the treatment of its claim. (B.A.P. 9th Cir.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 29,2019, LexisNexis #1219-067

Lavie, In re

Ruling: 
Dismissal of involuntary petition was appropriate as it was defective based on the admissionsof petitioning creditor that an erroneous basis for relief was pleaded. (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 25,2019, LexisNexis #1219-026

Coalinga Reg'l Med. Ctr., In re

Ruling: 
Committee of unsecured creditors was disbanded as it was not statutorily authorized inChapter 9 cases. (Bankr. E.D. Cal.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on October 02,2019, LexisNexis #1119-096

Huezo, In re--Ball v. Huezo

Ruling: 
Debt was dischargeable as based upon evidence that injury caused by debtor with respect tocreditor’s investments was willful and malicious. (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 30,2019, LexisNexis #1119-085

Brice, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' motion for continuation of automatic stay was granted as no suggestion had beenmade that debtors did not meet the eligibility requirements for relief. (Bankr. D. Nev.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 12,2019, LexisNexis #1119-058

Smith, In re--Smith v. Dep't of Educ.

Ruling: 
Debtor was entitled to a bankruptcy discharge of his student loan as excepting his debt fromdischarge would impose an undue hardship on debtor and his dependents. (Bankr. D. Or.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 17,2019, LexisNexis #1119-066

Chan, In re

Ruling: 
Debt was nondischargeable where debtor's representations were knowingly false and made toforestall creditor's motion to withdraw as debtor’s counsel in state court case. (Bankr. N.D. Cal.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 25,2019, LexisNexis #1119-037

Real Estate Short Sales, Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Debtor and individual were in contempt of court as the individual did all that she could todelay the sale and placed the burden on the creditors to absorb the costs that she required theestate to incur. (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on August 20,2019, LexisNexis #1019-076

Khalil, In re--Goldman v. Khalil

Ruling: 
Court found in debtor's favor where his testimony at a post-remand trial demonstrated that hehad every intention to perform under a settlement agreement. (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 26,2019, LexisNexis #1019-083

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