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Walker, In re--Muldoon v. Walker

Ruling: 
Debt could not be excepted from discharge as there was no evidence as to whatrepresentations the debtor had made to the creditor and what her intent was in making thoserepresentations. (Bankr. D. Neb.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 18,2020, LexisNexis #0720-014

Boisaubin, In re--Boisaubin v. Blackwell

Ruling: 
Order affirmed where bankruptcy court properly held that claim was property of the MissouriBankruptcy estate. (B.A.P. 8th Cir.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 14,2020, LexisNexis #0620-092

Reed, In re--Bitner v. Reed

Ruling: 
Guardian ad litem fees excepted from discharge where debt relating to amounts owed toplaintiff were in the nature of a child support obligation. (Bankr. W.D. Mo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 05,2020, LexisNexis #0620-089

Stillmunkes, In re--Bushman Custom Farming, LLC v. Stillmunkes

Ruling: 
Abstention was warranted under § 1334(c)(1) as the possible impact on the estate was smalland the case was not a core bankruptcy proceeding. (Bankr. N.D. Iowa)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 30,2020, LexisNexis #0620-074

Ely, In re

Ruling: 
Motion to dismiss debtor's Chapter 13 bankruptcy case was granted as debtor had presentedno evidence of bad faith on the creditor's part, nor of prejudice he had suffered as a result ofthe timing of the motion. (Bankr. W.D. Mo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 29,2020, LexisNexis #0620-099

Devries, In re

Ruling: 
Chapter 12 debtors with capital gains tax could obtain a refund of withheld income taxes tothe bankruptcy estate. (Bankr. N.D. Iowa)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 28,2020, LexisNexis #0620-071

Freed, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor could not claim homestead exemption since the mortgage specifically allowed for thehomestead to be liable for the debts. (Bankr. N.D. Iowa)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2020, LexisNexis #0620-035

Merchant, In re--Kohn v. Merchant

Ruling: 
Chapter 7 debtor's obligation pursuant to a $1 million promissory note to creditors wasexcepted from his discharge as debtor obtained the loan using a written statement thatcontained false representations. (Bankr. C.D. Ill.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 31,2020, LexisNexis #0520-084

Shawver, In re--GCAP Holdings LLC v. Shawver

Ruling: 
Debt was dischargeable where creditor failed to establish required elements of fraud andmisrepresentation. (Bankr. E.D. Mo.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 23,2020, LexisNexis #0520-031

Ratcliff

Ruling: 
Debtor-in-possession could avoid creditor's lien due to the creditor’s failure to reperfect itssecurity interest after debtor’s name change. (Bankr. D. Minn.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on March 23,2020, LexisNexis #0520-040

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