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In re Demers, 511 B.R. 233 (Bankr. D. R.I. 2014) – A chapter 13 debtor objected to the portion of a mortgagee’s claim consisting of expenses related to foreclosure of its mortgage. She argued that since the mortgagee failed to comply … Continue reading →



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Clinton County Treasurer v. Wolinsky, 511 B.R. 34 (N.D.N.Y. 2014) – A chapter 7 trustee sought to avoid a property tax foreclosure as a fraudulent transfer and then to recover damages from the foreclosing county. The bankruptcy court agreed that the … Continue reading →



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Anderson v. Architectural Glass Constr., Inc. (In re Pfister), 749 F.3d 294 (4th Cir. 2014) – A chapter 7 trustee sought to set aside as a a debtor’s transfer of her interest in property held jointly with her husband to her … Continue reading →



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Dishi & Sons v. Bay Condos LLC, 510 B.R. 696 (S.D.N.Y. 2014) – In approving the sale of a Chapter 11 debtor’s assets, a bankruptcy court found that a tenant of the debtor was entitled to continue in possession of … Continue reading →



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In re Solitron Devices, Inc., 510 B.R. 890 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. 2014) – A Chapter 11 debtor moved to reopen its bankruptcy case more than 15 years after it was closed in order to enforce the plan confirmation order to … Continue reading →



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In re Residential Capital, LLC, 508 B.R. 851 (Bankr. S.D.N.Y. 2014) – An oversecured creditor claimed post-petition interest at the contract default rate. The debtors and the post-confirmation liquidating trust objected, arguing that the lender should be limited to the … Continue reading →



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In re Elk Grove Village Petroleum, 510 B.R. 594 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. 2014) – After substantially all of the debtors’ assets were sold in a bankruptcy sale, a secured lender and a state tax authority made competing claims for turnover … Continue reading →



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Hardesty v. Mortgage Electronic Registration Systems, Inc. (In re Boothe), 510 B.R. 154 (Bankr. S.D. Ohio 2013) – A chapter 7 trustee successfully sought to avoid a mortgage using his “strong arm” powers on the basis that the mortgage was not … Continue reading →



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N. Providence, LLC v. Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., Inc. (In re Great Atlantic & Pacific Tea Co., Inc.), 510 B.R. 42 (S.D.N.Y. 2014) – A lease provided that if the landlord failed to pay a construction allowance when … Continue reading →



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In re Joan Fabrics Corp., 508 B.R. 881 (Bankr. D. Del. 2014) – The buyer of assets in a bankruptcy sale sought to enforce its asset purchase agreement against a county that was seeking to collect personal property taxes arising … Continue reading →



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