McGarry v. Chew (In re Chew)

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Creditors'constructive trust arguments regarding debtor's homestead exemption should have been asserted in state court and properly barred by bankruptcy court.
Procedural posture: 
Appellant siblings, who were referred to as creditors, challenged a decision of the District Court for the District of Massachusetts, which held that their arguments regarding their respective shares in appellee debtor's claimed state homestead exemption under 11 U.S.C. § 522(b) were barred by principles of claim preclusion due to their prior state court claims.
Issue: 
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