addresses the effect of a "no money down" arrangement between debtors and their attorneys under Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code
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Complaint dismissed as untimely. Deadline to object to the discharge extended; deadline to object to the dischargeability of a certain debt was not.
§§523(a)(2)(A) and (a)(6)- Plaintiff failed to establish existence of an interest in the personal property in question. Judgment entered in favor of the Defendant.
FRCP 12(b)(6) motion to dismiss granted; addresses the anti-modification clause in §1322(b)(2) and whether the language in the deed of trust creates a security interest in escrow funds
motion to amend complaint to add preference claim granted and amendment relates back to date original complaint
Comments: motion for relief from stay denied; bank failed to file a UCC-3 continuation statement when the original financing statement expired post-petition
determination of whether the Bankruptcy Court has the authority to enter final judgments on multiple causes of action asserted in five different Adversary Proceedings
FRCP 12(c) - motion for judgment on the pleadings denied as to 9 of 10 claims; court makes proposed findings of fact and conclusions of law in support of granting the motion as to one claim
§727(a)(2) -transfer of assets of the estate with an intent to hinder, delay, or defraud an officer of the estate; discharge denied
analysis of the authority of the Bankruptcy Court to enter final judgments