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Richmond, In re--DFWMM Holdings, LLC v. Richmond

Ruling: 
Debtor’s false statements were not grounds for denial of discharge where debtor did not havefraudulent intent as he reasonably relied on advice of Counsel. (Bankr. M.D.N.C.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2020, LexisNexis #0620-070

MF Global Holdings Ltd., In re--MF Global Holdings Ltd. v. Harrington

Ruling: 
Application of the 2017 increase in U.S. Trustee quarterly fees applies to all pending cases, isuniform and does not violate the Takings Clause. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2020, LexisNexis #0620-075

Reynolds, In re--Mehdipour v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Ruling: 
Motion to dismiss denied where bankruptcy court's authority to determine whether fundswere estate property created a basis for subject matter jurisdiction. (Bankr. S.D. Fla.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2020, LexisNexis #0620-065

GYPC, Inc., In re--GYPC, Inc. v. Cummings

Ruling: 
Court found no need for the attorney to testify about the authority issue as he could not beboth a witness and an advocate. (Bankr. S.D. Ohio)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2020, LexisNexis #0620-077

Firestar Diamond, Inc., In re

Ruling: 
Banks' claims were disallowed as the trustee demonstrated that these were based on amountsowed to entities that received fraudulent transfers from the corporate debtors. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2020, LexisNexis #0620-032

Johnson, In re

Ruling: 
Trustee was required to pay debtor's attorney's claim as the claim was an allowedadministrative expense claim. (Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2020, LexisNexis #0620-033

Fulayter, In re

Ruling: 
A debtor’s absolute right to dismiss a Chapter 13 case is not subject to a bad actor exception.(Bankr. E.D. Mich.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2020, LexisNexis #0620-046

Cosman, In re--Busey Bank v. Cosman

Ruling: 
Bank denied summary judgment on its claim of non-dischargeability as it failed to establish adebt obtained by any misrepresentation other than a statement concerning the debtor'sfinancial condition. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2020, LexisNexis #0620-060

Flinn, In re

Ruling: 
Chapter 13 debtors' plans were confirmed despite the trustee's objection to terms of more thanthree years as debtors demonstrated good cause. (Bankr. D. Kan.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2020, LexisNexis #0620-072

Rice, In re

Ruling: 
City's refusal to release debtor's impounded vehicle, once debtor filed bankruptcy and made ademand for the vehicle, was a violation of the automatic stay. (Bankr. N.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 21,2020, LexisNexis #0620-030

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