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Polanco, In re

Ruling: 
Final allowance of compensation and expenses granted because the time spent representingthe debtor was substantially reasonable and proportionate. (Bankr. E.D.N.Y.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 22,2021, LexisNexis #0521-028

Mir, In re--Sifa, Inc. v. Mir

Ruling: 
Debtor's former employer's claim for the money and property stolen by debtor wasnondischargeable. (Bankr. S.D. Tex.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 19,2021, LexisNexis #0521-035

Satellite Rests. Inc., In re--Gaske v. Satellite Rests. Inc.

Ruling: 
Debts owed by Subchapter V small business debtor were nondischargeable because § 523(a)did not apply to non-individuals. (Bankr. D. Md.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 19,2021, LexisNexis #0521-006

Abernathy, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' Chapter 13 counsel allowed 50% more than typical fee due to complexity of the case.(Bankr. D.N.M.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 19,2021, LexisNexis #0521-029

UD Dissolution Corp., In re--UD Dissolution Liquidating Trust v. Sphere 3D Corp.

Ruling: 
Turnover claims against non-debtor directors of a company were dismissed as they did notinvolve property of the estate. (Bankr. D. Del.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 19,2021, LexisNexis #0521-010

Mir, In re--Sifa, Inc. v. Mir

Ruling: 
Debtor's former employer's claim for the money and property stolen by debtor wasnondischargeable. (Bankr. S.D. Tex.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 19,2021, LexisNexis #0521-035

Orexigen Therapeutics, Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Court denied the parent company's request to set off its debt as the company was seeking atriangular setoff, but § 553 required strict bilateral mutuality. (3d Cir.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 19,2021, LexisNexis #0521-013

Abernathy, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' Chapter 13 counsel allowed 50% more than typical fee due to complexity of the case.(Bankr. D.N.M.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 19,2021, LexisNexis #0521-029

Hornback, In re

Ruling: 
Amended motion for relief from stay was granted in order to allow for completion oflitigation in district court, rather than the bankruptcy court. (Bankr. W.D. Ky.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 18,2021, LexisNexis #0521-003

Lucky's Mkt. Parent Co., In re

Ruling: 
Landlord was not entitled to an administrative expense for alleged damages resulting frompost-petition torts committed by debtor. (Bankr. D. Del.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 17,2021, LexisNexis #0421-083

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

Ruling: 
Student loan debt was nondischargeable as debtor did not prove that based on currentincome and expenses, she could not repay her student loans and maintain a minimalstandard of living. (Bankr. W.D.N.C.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 17,2021, LexisNexis #0521-008

Beutel, In re

Ruling: 
Trustee's objection to attorney fee application was overruled because the services providedfrom the debtor's attorney were beneficial to the Chapter 13 debtor and fees were allowed.(Bankr. W.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 17,2021, LexisNexis #0421-078

W.R. Grace & Co., In re

Ruling: 
Claims had to be disallowed because the underlying causes of action had been dismissed ina state court lawsuit. (Bankr. D. Del.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 16,2021, LexisNexis #0521-005

Oggusa, Inc. v. Southern Tier Hemp, LLC

Ruling: 
Debtors' state law claims in adversary proceeding were non-core as the claims allowanceprocess was not implicated, nor did they arise in a title 11 or under a title 11 proceeding.(Bankr. E.D. Ky.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 16,2021, LexisNexis #0521-021

Eight-115 Assocs., LLC, In re--Harlem Multifamily LLC v. Eight-115 Assocs., LLC

Ruling: 
Mandatory abstention exercised with respect to state law guaranty claim that was timelyfiled. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 16,2021, LexisNexis #0521-022

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