In re Blanchard Transp. Servs.

Ruling: 
Arbitration of core matters is inconsistent with Bankruptcy Code.
Procedural posture: 
The debtor filed a motion for an order directing turnover of property of the debtor's estate that was in the possession of the debtor's customer. In response, the customer requested that the proceedings be stayed or dismissed while the parties submitted their disputes to arbitration, or in the alternative, that the court dismiss the debtor's motion so that the debtor could initiate the matter as an adversary proceeding.
Issue: 
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 29,2008, LexisNexis #0508-024