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In re Carreras

A bankruptcy debtor's case was dismissed based on the debtor's undue delay over a period of three years, failure to pursue a feasible plan of reorganization, and failure to comply with the bankruptcy court's orders. The debtor moved for a stay pending appeal of the dismissal order.
Ruling: 
Stay pending appeal of dismissal of case for undue delay denied given that debtor was unlikely to prevail.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 25,2013, LexisNexis #0713-103

In re Roblex Aviation Inc.

Before the court was debtor's motion to stay proceedings pending appeal filed pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 8005.
Ruling: 
Debtor's motion for stay pending appeal denied as untimely and given lack of likelihood of success on merits.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on February 19,2013, LexisNexis #0313-068

In re International Home Prods.

Chapter 11 debtors filed a motion pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 8005 to stay the implementation of the court's order regarding turnover of property.
Ruling: 
Stay of order for turnover of property denied.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on December 26,2012, LexisNexis #0113-103

In re Gentile

After the bankruptcy court granted the motion of a chapter 7 trustee to sell the debtors' investment properties over their objections, the debtors appealed the sale orders and the denial of their motion for reconsideration to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel. Pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 8005, they filed a motion for a stay pending appeal to prevent the trustee from liquidating the properties.
Ruling: 
Stay pending appeal of sale ordered granted given possible loss of equity on sale and minimal harm in event of stay.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 26,2012, LexisNexis #1112-105

Access Cardiosystems Inc. v. Fincke (In re Access Cardiosystems Inc.)

Plaintiffs, the debtor and various of the debtor's individual investors, sued defendant, a former director and officer of the debtor, seeking a declaratory judgment that the debtor owned certain intellectual property concerning an automated defibrillator system for which a patent application was pending. In a prior order, the court found in favor of plaintiffs. Defendant moved for stay pending appeal. He also moved to file papers under seal.
Ruling: 
Former officer and director of debtor was denied a stay of judgment pending appeal of the judgment since the former officer did not establish that he had a substantial case on appeal.
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