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Chief Judge Scott W. Dales Opinions

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

Chief Judge Scott W. Dales

Settlement; Exemptions; 11 USC §522(d)(5)

Defer discharge; FRBP 4004(c)(2)

11 USC §363; finality; motion to reopen bidding

BR 7052; FRCP 52; breach of fiduciary  duty ; valuation; lack of equity; judgment on partial pleadings

Extension of claims bar date; FRBP 9006(b)(1); FRBP 3003(c)(3); FRBP 3002(c)

Reconsideration; BR 9023; Fed. R. Civ. P. 59(a); new trial; motion to strike; offer of  proof; Fed R. Civ. P. 42(b).

jurisdiction; 28 USC §1334; Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6); set aside state court foreclosure; motion to dismiss; Rooker-Feldman Doctrine; 28 USC §753(b).

Motion to Reopen; Motion to Abandon; abandonment of estate property by operation of law; waiver of fee; 11 USC § 554; trustee's final report.