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The Bankruptcy Court for the Western District of Michigan offers a database of opinions for the years 1999 to present, listed by year and judge. For a more detailed search, enter the keyword or case number in the search box above.

Judge John T. Gregg

Memorandum Decision Regarding Confirmation of Plan, Objection to Claim and Motion to Dismiss

Opinion Regarding Confirmation of Chapter 13 Plans-Additional Provisions

Chief Judge Scott W. Dales

Summary Judgment; trustee's fiduciary duties; preservation of estate property; abandonment

Civil Contempt

Chapter 11 Sale;  11 U.S.C. § 363(b) and (f); assumption and assignment of executory contracts and leases 

Attorney fees; payment from exempt property; 11 USC §329

Discharge Injunction; 11 USC  § 524; credit reporting

Objection to exemption; 11 USC § 522(g)

Judge James W. Boyd

The issue presented is whether the Debtor may avoid a judicial lien under 11 U.S.C. § 522(f)(1) when it did not attach to an interest of the Debtor in property and did not impair the Debtor's exemptions.