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Freeman, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor could not claim a homestead exemption on property located in California as theclaimed property did not meet the definition of a homestead under Mississippi law when heabandoned the property years ago and did not intend to return. (Bankr. N.D. Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2021, LexisNexis #0621-010

Hull, In re--Hull v. United States Dep't of Educ.

Ruling: 
In dischargeability of certain student loan debts, debtor was denied summary judgment as thedebtor could afford to maintain a minimal standard of living and repay her student loans.(Bankr. W.D. Ky.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2021, LexisNexis #0621-013

Islamic Bank

Ruling: 
Official committee of unsecured creditors was entitled to turnover of funds that debtorinvested with foreign banks that were not entitled to setoff of those funds against debts owedto them by debtor. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2021, LexisNexis #0621-014

Palsata Trust, In re

Ruling: 
Dismissal of bankruptcy case was warranted as the debtor was not a business trust andineligible to be a debtor. (Bankr. E.D. Va.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2021, LexisNexis #0621-017

Miszko, In re

Ruling: 
Disgorgement of fees ordered where debtor's counsel collected fees directly from debtor andthen filed a proof of claim in the same amount. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2021, LexisNexis #0621-003

Fundamental Long Term Care, Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Law firm's application for hourly fees granted pursuant to settlement order. (Bankr. M.D. Fla.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2021, LexisNexis #0621-004

Kupperstein, In re--Kupperstein v. Schall

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion when lifting the automatic stay to allow probatecourt's contempt proceedings to proceed pursuant to the police power exception. (1st Cir.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2021, LexisNexis #0621-006

Herring, In re--NITV Fed. Servs., LLC v. Herring

Ruling: 
Collateral estoppel did not apply to render state court judgment nondischargeable where therewas not a complete identity of the issues. (Bankr. E.D. Pa.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2021, LexisNexis #0621-012

Axel Fire, LLC, In re--Gonzales v. Cmty. 1st Bank Las Vegas

Ruling: 
Trustee was entitled to avoid an attorney's charging lien with respect to surplus funds fromthe sale of mortgaged property as the charging lien was not perfected under state law. (Bankr.D.N.M.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2021, LexisNexis #0621-015

Offer Space, LLC, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor whose business was no longer active met Subchapter V eligibility requirements as itwas engaged in commercial or business activities on the petition date. (Bankr. D. Utah)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2021, LexisNexis #0621-020

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