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§ 1930(f)(1)

Ali, In re

Ruling: 
Application for fee waiver granted as debtor was below the income-standard and his decrease in hours left him unable to pay the filing fee in installments. (Bankr. E.D. Wis.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 05,2018, LexisNexis #0818-058

Benyamin, In re

Ruling: 
Debtors' objection to claim sustained where creditor failed to produce the original note and did not demonstrate that it had standing to assert the claim. (Bankr. S.D.N.Y.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 02,2018, LexisNexis #0818-059

In re Logan

A bankruptcy debtor brought an adversary proceeding against pro se defendant creditor, and the creditor filed a document which was docketed as an answer to the debtor's complaint purporting to challenge the dischargeability of a debt without paying a filing fee. The creditor also indicated that he was indigent and unable to pay the filing fee.
Ruling: 
Waiver of filing fee granted to indigent creditor for complaint in nondischargeability proceeding.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 21,2012, LexisNexis #0912-139

In re Coleman

A chapter 7 debtor filed an application for waiver of the filing fee under 28 U.S.C.S. § 1930(f)(1). The Bankruptcy Administrator filed an objection to the debtor's request to proceed in forma pauperis and have her fee waived, arguing that the application to waive the filing fee should be denied because the debtor could use the monies from her tax refund to pay the filing fee.
Ruling: 
Waiver of filing fee denied due to debtor's ability to pay fee in installments.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 22,2011, LexisNexis #0311-100

In re Young

A debtor filed an application for waiver of the chapter 7 filing fee pursuant to 28 U.S.C.S. § 1930(f)(1). During a hearing, the chapter 7 trustee orally objected to the application on the basis of a $ 2,000 bank account balance that the debtor listed in her application and claimed as exempt on her Schedule C.
Ruling: 
Wavier of fees denied to debtor who was below income requirement but was able to pay in installments.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 10,2010, LexisNexis #0211-032

In re Orozco

In this chapter 7 case, the chapter 7 trustee filed a motion to reconsider the court's waiver of the chapter 7 filing fee for the debtor.
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court denied reconsideration of waiver of filing fee.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 15,2010, LexisNexis #1210-135

In re Frye

A chapter 7 debtor filed an application to proceed in forma pauperis pursuant to 28 U.S.C.S. § 1930.
Ruling: 
Debtor with income of less than 150 percent of poverty guidelines granted permission to proceed in forma pauperis.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 07,2010, LexisNexis #1210-136

In re Van Luvender

After the court entered an order granting a debtor's application for a waiver of the chapter 7 filing fee under 28 U.S.C.S. § 1930(f)(1), the trustee sought to vacate that order.
Ruling: 
Trustee's motion to vacate order for waiver of chapter 7 filing fee where requiring debtor to borrow against minimal equity in vehicle would be inequitable.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 22,2008, LexisNexis #1108-131

In re Lee

A debtor filed an application for a waiver of the chapter 7 filing fee pursuant to 28 U.S.C.S. § 1930(f)(1).
Ruling: 
Debtor with income above 150 percent of poverty line not entitled to waiver of filing fee but allowed to make payments in installments.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 12,2008, LexisNexis #1108-020

In re Eadie

The debtor filed with her petition an application for waiver of the chapter 7 filing fee, claiming qualification under 28 U.S.C. § 1930(f). That section permitted the court to waive the filing fee if, inter alia, the debtor had income less than 150 percent of the income official poverty line.
Ruling: 
Debtor whose income exceeded poverty guidelines was not entitled to waiver of filing fee.
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