Rodriguez v. Whatcott (In re Walker)

Ruling: 
Recording of judgment lien was an avoidable transfer.
Procedural posture: 
Chapter 7 Trustee filed an adversary proceeding against defendant creditor seeking to avoid a transfer under 11 U.S.C.S. § 547(b). The transfer occurred when the creditor's judgment lien was recorded against real property owned by the debtor. The parties disagreed only as to whether the Trustee established the requirement of 11 U.S.C.S. § 547(b)(5).
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 12,2008, LexisNexis #0708-082