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Mariah Bay Leasing Corp. v. Credit Union Liquidity Servs.

Creditor moved to convert debtor's chapter 11 case to chapter 7. The U. S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas granted the motion and denied confirmation of the debtor's chapter 11 reorganization plan. The debtor appealed the denial of confirmation. The creditor moved to dismiss the appeal.
Ruling: 
Appeal for order denying confirmation of chapter 11 plan dismissed as moot where case had remained in chapter 7 without objection.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 29,2011, LexisNexis #0711-128

Wachovia Bank v. Levin

Appellants appealed from an order of the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina which granted summary judgment in favor of appellee chapter 7 trustee as to the debtor's future remainder interests in the 1976 Trust and Will Trust created by the debtor's grandmother, holding that the debtor's future interests in the principal of the 1976 Trust and the Will Trust were property of the bankruptcy estate.
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court erred in finding that debtor's future interests in spendthrift trusts were property of the estate.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 04,2009, LexisNexis #1209-015

Lynch v. Haenke

Appellant Bankruptcy Administrator challenged a decision of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina, which denied her motion to dismiss appellee Chapter 7 debtor's case for abuse pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 707(b).
Ruling: 
Debtor properly included contractually due mortgage payment on Form B22A even though debtor had stopped making payments.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 30,2008, LexisNexis #1008-121