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German Pellets La., LLC, In re--Jalbert v. Raymond James & Assocs.

Ruling: 
Pre-petition indemnity claims were discharged by the confirmed Chapter 11 plan wheredefendants had actual knowledge of the bankruptcy proceeding and did not file a proof ofclaim. (Bankr. W.D. La.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 29,2022, LexisNexis #0922-058

Minesen Co., In re

Ruling: 
Confirmation denied as the Chapter 11 plan had impaired classes but did not have a class thataccepted the plan after discounting votes of insiders. (Bankr. D. Haw.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 28,2022, LexisNexis #0922-068

King, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor was entitled to relief from stay and dismissal where debtor lacked good faith in hisbankruptcy filing as he was unable to propose a feasible plan. (Bankr. D.N.J.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 28,2022, LexisNexis #0922-071

JCK Legacy Co., In re

Ruling: 
Late-filed proof of claim disallowed as standard for "excusable neglect" was not met. (Bankr.S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 28,2022, LexisNexis #0922-075

Builders Holding Co., Corp., In re--Oriental Bank v. Builders Holding Co., Corp.

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court's decision granting summary judgment against a bank was improper asthere remained a question whether the bank's set-off was a "mutual debt." (1st Cir.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 28,2022, LexisNexis #0922-042

Reed, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion to avoid judicial lien was denied as the motion failed to identify the propertysubject to the lien or the amount due on account of the liens against it. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 27,2022, LexisNexis #0922-031

Ilyev, In re

Ruling: 
Court granted trustee's motion to modify debtor's confirmed Chapter 13 plan as debtor'seighteen-month mortgage loan deferral was both substantial and unanticipated. (Bankr. E.D.Va.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 26,2022, LexisNexis #0922-047

Jenkins, In re--Fava v. Swick

Ruling: 
Transfers that debtor made to a non-statutory insider of the debtor within 90 days and oneyear before the date of the bankruptcy filing were avoidable. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 26,2022, LexisNexis #0922-040

5171 Campbells Land Co., In re--Bernstein v. Meyer, Unkovic & Scott LLP

Ruling: 
Post-confirmation vesting of estate property did not deprive the plan administrator of powerto pursue claims. (Bankr. W.D. Pa.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 25,2022, LexisNexis #0922-044

Beal, In re

Ruling: 
Claim disallowed where the contract at issue between the debtor and the import company wasrescinded and nullified due to the import company having committed a material breach.(Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 25,2022, LexisNexis #0922-029

Badolato, In re

Ruling: 
Judgment lien was totally avoided as and impairing the debtor's exemption in the subjectproperty. (Bankr. E.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 25,2022, LexisNexis #0922-033

Abney-Ancrum, In re--Ga. DOL v. Abney-Ancrum

Ruling: 
Debtor's debt for overpayment of benefits was nondischargeable as all the elements for fraudwere met. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 25,2022, LexisNexis #0922-036

W Res., In re

Ruling: 
Sale was approved after a hearing properly and timely noticed as all transactionscontemplated under the terms of the sale were specifically enforceable against and bindingupon, and not subject to rejection or avoidance by the trustee. (Bankr. M.D. La.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 22,2022, LexisNexis #0922-028

Emiabata, In re

Ruling: 
Case dismissed as the debtor failed to establish the filing state as the debtor's domicile,residence, principal place of business, or location of principal assets. (Bankr. D. Conn.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 22,2022, LexisNexis #0922-045

Indij, In re--Indij v. Banco Popular de Puerto Rico

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court did not have "related to" subject matter jurisdiction over causes of actionthat included alleged violations of the Real Estate Settlement Procedures Act as any recoveryof damages would have no impact on the bankruptcy estate. (Bankr. D.P.R.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 22,2022, LexisNexis #0922-046

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