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Weaver v. Duncan (In re Weaver)

Ruling: 
Undue hardship discharge of student loan debt denied where debtor's PTSD was not shown to be likely to persist for extended period and debtor had not made good faith efforts to repay.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 15,2015, LexisNexis #0116-122

Baxter v. Summerfield Inv. Grp. LLC (In re Baxter)

Ruling: 
Landlord's action to collect unpaid rent violated the discharge injunciton and entitled debtor to actual and punitive damages.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 15,2015, LexisNexis #1115-055

Ojiegbe v. Walter (In re Ojiegbe)

Ruling: 
Divorce attorney for debtor's spouse sanctioned for violating the automatic stay by garnishing debtor's personal accounts to collect fee award.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 29,2015, LexisNexis #1015-075

In re Brandon

Ruling: 
Chapter 13 trustee should pay administrative expenses, including attorneys' fees, from funds on hand upon dismissal or conversion.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 10,2015, LexisNexis #1015-027

Bird v. Driscoll (In re Bird)

Ruling: 
Debtor's proceeding challenging secured lenders' right to execute on security interests and for an accounting dismissed.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 15,2015, LexisNexis #1115-092

In re Price

Ruling: 
Case dismissed for bad faith due to filing of inaccurate schedules and omission of significant source of income.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 30,2015, LexisNexis #0415-099