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The Court held that while there was an automatic stay in effect as to the property of the estate, the subject property was not property of the estate.  The Court denied the debtor's motion for violation of the automatic stay.

Automatic Stay, Published No

The federal exemptions apply to the Debtor, and the Debtor's life insurance proceeds are reasonably necessary for the Debtor's support and exempt under 11 U.S.C. 522(d)(11)(C).

Exemptions, Published No

cross motions for summary judgment; analysis of whether deed of trust specifically describes the underlying debt it secures and whether certain certain pieces of property are fixtures.

UCC & other State Law Issues, Published No

The Court held that an inherited IRA is exempt under 11 U.S.C. § 522(b)(3)(C)

Exemptions, Published No

The twelve monthly $3500.00 payments made by Debtor to Defendant are not preferences as a matter of law because the debt was not owed by the Debtor.

Preferences, Published Yes
In re Reid (Case No. 12-50322) 02/28/2013
(Judge Catharine R. Aron)

Court awarded $740.00 due to creditor violating the discharge injunction; 11 U.S.C. § 524

Discharge/Dischargeability, Published No

Debtor's complaint seeks a §523(a)(19) determination on a debt owed to the SEC pursuant to a settlement and that civil penalty owed does not constitute debt under §101(12); Rule 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss AP denied in part, granted in part.

Discharge/Dischargeability, Published No

Summary judgment granted in favor of Creditor; Usury; Usurious Late Fees; Truth in Lending Act; Fraudulent Misrepresentation; Actual Fraud; Unfair and Deceptive Trade Practices

Summary Judgment, Published No

Determination that 1968 Mustang is property of the estate and title did not transfer to creditor: motion for relief from stay denied; motion for turnover granted; and motion to extend time to challenge discharge and dischargeability of debt and file a proof of claim denied.

Property of the Estate, Published No

Determination of whether certain attorneys' fee and expenses are entitled to administrative expense status.

Fees/Compensation, Published Yes


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