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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

simulataneous Chapter 7 and Chapter 13

Notice of Claim Satisfaction v. Notice of Claim Withdrawal

default judgment; turnover order; ervocation of discharge; money judgment

11 USC §105; sanctions; release of lien

FRBP 4004(c)(2); deferral of discharge; prerequisites to entry of discharge; FRBP 4004(c)(1)(G) & (H)

11 USC §362(d)((1) and (g)(2); burden of proof; burden of going forward; BR 9014(E); BR 9017; LBR 4001-1; BR 9014(E); 28 USC §1746; bad faith.

proper service to US Trustee; BR 5005(b)(1); BR 9034(b)

Motion for Summary Judgment; indicia of support; 11 USC §523(a)(5); 11 USC §523(a)(15)

11 USC § 544(b); MCLA §§ 566.31 et seq; 11 USC § 550; 11 USC § 551; avoidance and recovery; 11 USC § 522(c) exemptions;  objection to exemptions;  FRBP 4003(b)(1); 28 USC § 2075 Rules Enabling Act

11 USC §327(a); 11 USC §101(14) (B) and (C); disinterestedness; per se imputed disqualification of law firm; disqualification