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4MHC Assocs. v. Miller (In re Miller)

Ruling: 
Default against debtor in adversary proceeding denied due to improper service of summons and complaint.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 22,2014, LexisNexis #0914-137

Tully v. Haughee (In re Haughee)

Chapter 7 debtor filed an amended motion to vacate a judgment of default entered against him in an adversary proceeding initiated by plaintiff. At issue was whether the debtor was properly served pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7004(b)(9).
Ruling: 
Mere mailing of summons in adversary proceeding to debtor was insufficient service given proof it was never received.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 05,2010, LexisNexis #0510-035

In re Wright

The court previously granted, under 11 U.S.C.S. § 722, the debtor's motion to redeem a motor vehicle from a lien held by creditor by paying the creditor the sum of $ 1,000. The creditor filed a motion to set aside the court's order, arguing that it had not been properly served.
Ruling: 
Service of motion to redeem motor vehicle on creditor's "Bankruptcy Dept." was insufficient.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 17,2009, LexisNexis #0409-021

Miller v. Homecomings Fin. Network Inc. (In re McMahon)

Plaintiff chapter 13 trustee filed a motion for a default judgment pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 55(b), made applicable by Fed. R. Bank. P. 7055, against defendant creditor after the creditor failed to respond to the trustee's complaint, which sought to avoid the creditor's mortgage lien.
Ruling: 
Trustee's motion for default in avoidance proceeding denied due to improper service.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 18,2008, LexisNexis #0309-059

Miller v. KeyBank Natl Assn (In re Schwartz)

A chapter 13 trustee filed a Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7055 motion for default judgment on an adversary complaint to avoid a lien, pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 544. Defendant bank filed a motion to set aside the entry of default and for a hearing.
Ruling: 
Default in avoidance proceeding set aside on basis of improper service on creditor bank.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 15,2008, LexisNexis #1208-059