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Durand v. Ackerman (In re Durand)

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Default and sanctions reversed as failure to appear at hearing in avoidance proceeding was insufficient grounds.
Procedural posture: 
Appellant husband sought review of the judgments of the United States Bankruptcy Court, which denied his motion for reconsideration and granted appellee trustee's motion, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7037 and Fed R. Civ. P. 37, for default judgment and sanctions, specifically attorney's fees and costs, in an action to avoid the debtor's transfer of property to her husband as a fraudulent conveyance or unauthorized post-petition transfer.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 16,2008, LexisNexis #1008-136