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Williams, In re

Ruling: 
A bona fide dispute as to the full amount of a claim does not prevent standing to file aninvoluntary petition if an undisputed portion meets the threshold. (Bankr. N.D. Tex.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 27,2020, LexisNexis #0620-053

Ciampa, In re

Ruling: 
Order that debtor pay his former wife's debt for her daughter's student loans was a domesticsupport obligation and therefore entitled to priority status. (Bankr. D. Mass.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2020, LexisNexis #0620-034

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

Levin, In re

Ruling: 
Court avoided found that creditor’s judicial lien as impairing the debtor's homesteadexemption. (Bankr. E.D.N.Y.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2020, LexisNexis #0620-058

Waggoner, In re--Heizer v. Waggoner

Ruling: 
Denial of discharge denied absent fraudulent intent as debtors were not insiders and therewas no evidence that the price the buyers paid was less than fair market value. (Bankr. D.N.M.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2020, LexisNexis #0620-069

Richmond, In re--DFWMM Holdings, LLC v. Richmond

Ruling: 
Debtor’s false statements were not grounds for denial of discharge where debtor did not havefraudulent intent as he reasonably relied on advice of Counsel. (Bankr. M.D.N.C.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2020, LexisNexis #0620-070

MF Global Holdings Ltd., In re--MF Global Holdings Ltd. v. Harrington

Ruling: 
Application of the 2017 increase in U.S. Trustee quarterly fees applies to all pending cases, isuniform and does not violate the Takings Clause. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 24,2020, LexisNexis #0620-075

Ellison, In re--Mathews v. Ellison

Ruling: 
Creditor's request for attorney's fees in nondischargeability proceeding denied as notrequested in the complaint. (Bankr. D.S.C.)
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Court: Judge or Jurisdiction information not available
Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2020, LexisNexis #0620-063

Reynolds, In re--Mehdipour v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A.

Ruling: 
Motion to dismiss denied where bankruptcy court's authority to determine whether fundswere estate property created a basis for subject matter jurisdiction. (Bankr. S.D. Fla.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2020, LexisNexis #0620-065

GYPC, Inc., In re--GYPC, Inc. v. Cummings

Ruling: 
Court found no need for the attorney to testify about the authority issue as he could not beboth a witness and an advocate. (Bankr. S.D. Ohio)
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 23,2020, LexisNexis #0620-077

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