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Lupatech S.A., In re

Ruling: 
Court granted Foreign Representative's motion to recognize and enforce orders to effectuatethe purposes of Chapter 15 and protect the interests of creditors. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 10,2020, LexisNexis #0220-073

Mendoza, In re

Ruling: 
Motion for imposition of automatic stay denied as debtor failed to perform under the terms ofthe confirmed plan in his prior bankruptcy cases. (Bankr. C.D. Cal.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 09,2020, LexisNexis #0220-052

Robertson, In re--Arma Yates, L.L.C. v. Robertson

Ruling: 
Summary judgment on denial of discharge denied where debtors raised a genuine issue ofmaterial fact as to whether they acted knowingly and fraudulently. (Bankr. D. Utah)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 09,2020, LexisNexis #0220-068

Horton, In re

Ruling: 
Liquidating trustee in a related bankruptcy case may file a constructive trust action againstproperty of the estate without violating the automatic stay. (Bankr. D.N.M.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 09,2020, LexisNexis #0220-053

Stephanie's Too, LLC, In re

Ruling: 
Partially secured creditor permitted to cast ballot on debtor's plan where creditor's claim wasscheduled as undisputed. (Bankr. D.N.J.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 09,2020, LexisNexis #0220-070

Exide Techs., In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion to reduce quarterly fees owed to the United States Trustee was denied as thefees were constitutional. (Bankr. D. Del.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on January 09,2020, LexisNexis #0220-074

Gamboa, In re--Matthews v. Gamboa

Ruling: 
Summary judgment denied as to dischargeability of claim for legal fees as there was an issueof material fact. (Bankr. W.D. Okla.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 09,2020, LexisNexis #0220-059

Holmes, In re--Boyd v. Holmes

Ruling: 
Judgment debt was dischargeable where the state court specifically found that debtor did notintend to injure creditor. (Bankr. D.S.C.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 07,2020, LexisNexis #0220-060

Anzaldo, In re

Ruling: 
Reaffirmation agreement was unenforceable where presumption of undue hardship was notrebutted. (Bankr. S.D. Cal.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 07,2020, LexisNexis #0220-063

Partch, In re

Ruling: 
Request for relief from the automatic stay was denied as the automatic stay was not in effectwhen the motion for relief or to dismiss was filed. (Bankr. D. Conn.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 07,2020, LexisNexis #0220-031

Hassell, In re

Ruling: 
Court denied motion to remand adversary proceedings to state court as the resolution of theclaims would impact the administration of debtor's estate. (Bankr. S.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 07,2020, LexisNexis #0220-049

Cyrilla, In re

Ruling: 
Motion to convert case to Chapter 13 denied as debtor was ineligible for relief on the day hefiled his Chapter 11 petition. (Bankr. W.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 07,2020, LexisNexis #0220-026

Viciedo, In re--Creal Dallas, LLC v. Viciedo

Ruling: 
Debtor's remaining obligation to creditor was subject to discharge as creditor failed to meet itsburden of proving fraudulent inducement. (Bankr. M.D. Fla.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 07,2020, LexisNexis #0220-042

Johnson, In re

Ruling: 
Grounds existed to modify the dismissal of the case as it was based on debtor's failure to payrather than on her failure to prosecute the Chapter 13 case. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 06,2020, LexisNexis #0220-027

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