In re Kane

Ruling: 
Equitable distribution claim that was abandoned by trustee could be pursued in spouse's bankruptcy.
Procedural posture: 
Debtor filed a motion in his chapter 13 bankruptcy proceeding to expunge appellee wife's claim with prejudice. The bankruptcy court expunged the claim without prejudice to refiling an equitable distribution claim. The United States District Court for the District of New Jersey affirmed. The debtor appealed.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 21,2010, LexisNexis #0111-055