Scrivner v. Mashburn (In re Scrivner)

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Bankruptcy court did not have authority to approve surcharge for postpetition distribution of television revenues.
Procedural posture: 
Appellants, debtors who disclosed in their petition but did not claim as exempt an interest in television program revenues, appealed the judgment of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the U.S. Court of Appeals for the Tenth Circuit (BAP), affirming a bankruptcy court's authorization post-discharge of a surcharge for post-petition distributions of the revenues, and the BAP's refusal to decide whether the debtors' distributions were exempt.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 08,2008, LexisNexis #0908-018