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Barber, In re

Ruling: 
Claim based on debtor’s willful and malicious retention of creditor’s guns wasnondischargeable. (Bankr. M.D. Tenn.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 09,2019, LexisNexis #1019-012

Anderson, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors were entitled to a net monthly deduction as their transportation ownership cost underthe IRS Local Standards incorporated in 11 U.S.C. § 707(b)(2)(A)(ii)(I) and a monthly debtpayment under § 707(b)(2)(A)(iii). (Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 09,2019, LexisNexis #1019-049

Christiano, In re

Ruling: 
Court noted that the dismissal date, and not the date of closing, was the relevant date fordetermining whether a case was "pending" for purposes of issuing an order of no stay ineffect. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 08,2019, LexisNexis #1019-004

Mejorado, In re--NextGear Capital Inc. v. Mejorado

Ruling: 
Creditor failed to carry its burden of proving that debtor's obligation should be excepted fromdischarge on the basis on false representations as the creditor did not prove that debtor hadthe requisite intent. (Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 08,2019, LexisNexis #1019-033

Steele, In re--Swift Fin. Corp. v. Steele

Ruling: 
Debt was dischargeable as creditor failed to show embezzlement given uncontradictedevidence in debtor’s favor. (Bankr. E.D.N.C.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 08,2019, LexisNexis #1019-034

Prather, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's bankruptcy case was dismissed as debtor's appeal lacks merit and debtor failed todevelop her argument regarding lack of service of the deficiency notice. (B.A.P. 6th Cir.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 07,2019, LexisNexis #1019-017

White, In re--Feldman v. People First Fed. Credit Union

Ruling: 
Check was property of the estate despite not having been negotiated on the petition date.(Bankr. E.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 07,2019, LexisNexis #1019-015

Shippy, In re

Ruling: 
United States Trustee's motion for sanctions was granted as the bankruptcy petition prepareracted fraudulently in filing the debtor's bankruptcy case under an attorney's identificationwithout the attorney's consent or authorization. (Bankr. D.S.C.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 06,2019, LexisNexis #1019-001

Alzugaray, In re

Ruling: 
Petitioning creditors' request to amend the involuntary petition was granted but the request tosever the involuntary petition was denied. (Bankr. D.P.R.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 06,2019, LexisNexis #1019-002

Parhelion Inc., In re--Akil Mgmt. Servs. B.V. v. Parhelion Inc.

Ruling: 
Court had no subject jurisdiction over instant adversary proceeding where its related tojurisdiction was lost with the dismissal of the debtor from the action. (Bankr. E.D.N.C.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on August 06,2019, LexisNexis #1019-024

Pasley, In re--Pasley v. Keats

Ruling: 
Debtor lacked standing to the order for sale of real estate owned by his LLC. (B.A.P. 6th Cir.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 06,2019, LexisNexis #1019-008

Andrea, In re

Ruling: 
Debt was dischargeable where he did not intend to injure plaintiff or know that injury wassubstantially certain to result from his actions. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 06,2019, LexisNexis #1019-014

WBY, Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Motion to modify confirmed Chapter 11 plan denied as the court could not re-insert orotherwise enforce injunctive language that was purposefully removed from the original planby the debtor. (Bankr. N.D. Ga.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on August 05,2019, LexisNexis #1019-020

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