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Local Written Opinions

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

Opinion Regarding Motion to Enforce Automatic Stay and for Related Relief

Chief Judge Scott W. Dales

unauthorized transfer; FRBP 9019; nunc pro tunc;

summary judgment; 11 USC §523(a)(6); piercing the corporate veil

State Correctional Facility Reimbursement Act (SCFRA); MCL §800.401 et seq; judicial lien; exemptions; 11 USC §522(f); post-petition collection from exempt asset under SCFRA; 11 USC 522(c); definition of claim.

Motion in Limine; expert testimony; 11 USC §523.

§1927 sanctions

Stay Pending Appeal; preliminary injunction standards

Contempt of Discharge Injunction; Taggart v. Lorenzen, 139 S.Ct. 1795; Violation; Fair Ground of Doubt

disgorgement of fees; guardian ad litem; no distribution report; abandonment

Judge James W. Boyd

Opinion Regarding Debtor's Motions for Contempt and Violation of Discharge Injunction