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In re Knight-Celotex LLC

Movant, the largest creditor bank of several affiliated debtors, moved to transfer venue of the chapter 7 individual debtor's bankruptcy case from the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of New Hampshire to the instant court, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1014, in which the other cases were pending for more than a year, or to which they had been transferred.
Ruling: 
Case transferred to court where first of multiple affiliated petitions were filed.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 27,2010, LexisNexis #0710-135

In re Proven Methods Seminars LLC

After filing a voluntary chapter 11 case, the debtor applied to employ bankruptcy counsel and filed several motions to continue operating. Three objecting parties filed objections to the application and motions, contending that proceedings in the case were stayed pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1014(b) as a result of an involuntary chapter 7 petition previously filed against the debtor in another bankruptcy court.
Ruling: 
Stay in prior involuntary case did not bar granting of voluntary chapter 11 debtor's motion to employ counsel or continue operating on interim basis.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on December 15,2008, LexisNexis #0409-134