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Glenview Health Care Facility, In re

Ruling: 
Application to employ counsel was denied as there was a substantial risk that confidentialfactual information was obtained by counsel in its prior representation of an insider of thedebtor. (Bankr. W.D. Ky.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on December 17,2019, LexisNexis #0120-092

Doughty, In re

Ruling: 
Court dismissed debtor's request for relief from violations of the automatic stay as the stay didnot apply to domestic support obligations. (B.A.P. 8th Cir.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 17,2019, LexisNexis #0120-077

Cook, In re

Ruling: 
Sanctions were warranted where agency failed to establish proper reporting process that led toa consistent pattern of inaccurate filings. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 17,2019, LexisNexis #0220-013

Blas, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor bank was granted relief from the automatic stay as the debtor acted in contraventionof the settlement agreement. (Bankr. D. Alaska)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 17,2019, LexisNexis #0120-080

Hill, In re

Ruling: 
Plan confirmation denied as it proposed to cram down secured creditor's claim to a presentvalue of the collateral. (Bankr. S.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 17,2019, LexisNexis #0120-096

APP Winddown, LLC, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion for document destruction motion denied as contrary to the terms of theChapter 11 plan. (Bankr. D. Del.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on December 16,2019, LexisNexis #0120-089

Gregory, In re--Meadows v. Gregory

Ruling: 
Denial of discharge was not warranted as the creditor had not established that debtor's allegedpre-petition claims had been concealed or lost. (Bankr. S.D. W. Va.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 16,2019, LexisNexis #0120-090

White-Folks, In re

Ruling: 
Chapter 7 debtor was not entitled to an extension of the 30-day automatic stay as she failed toprovide sufficient evidence to rebut the presumption that her case was not filed in good faith.(Bankr. E.D. Okla.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 16,2019, LexisNexis #0120-078

Lafferty, n re

Ruling: 
Plan confirmed as it was proposed in good faith and it commits all the debtors' projecteddisposable income received during the applicable commitment period. (Bankr. M.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 16,2019, LexisNexis #0120-095

Styerwalt, In re

Ruling: 
Court denied confirmation of Chapter 13 plan as the debtor had not proposed "step-up"payments after payoff of his 401(k) loans. (Bankr. D. Colo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 16,2019, LexisNexis #0120-097

Kielman, In re

Ruling: 
Approval of stipulation and proposed order for payment of untimely claim was denied asdebtor's counsel was not properly before the court. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 16,2019, LexisNexis #0120-083

Specialty Retail Shops Holding Corp., In re

Ruling: 
Debtor owed rent at agreed-upon reduced rate as post-amendment events did not retroactivelyrender lease as amended unenforceable. (Bankr. D. Neb.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on December 16,2019, LexisNexis #0120-084

Medlin, In re--Beabout v. Medlin

Ruling: 
Debt was dischargeable where creditors were not the victims of debtor's fraud. (Bankr.E.D.N.C.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 16,2019, LexisNexis #0120-085

Bello, In re

Ruling: 
Chapter 13 plan denied as the debtor's noncontingent, liquidated, unsecured debts exceededthe 109(e) limit. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 13,2019, LexisNexis #0120-052

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