In re Shell

Ruling: 
Debtor who resided in an "opt out" state for majority of 180 day period before 730 day prepetition period could not elect federal exemptions.
Procedural posture: 
Chapter 7 trustee objected to the exemptions claimed by debtor.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 14,2012, LexisNexis #0912-077