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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

fresh summons; service of summons and complaint; extension of time; FRBP 7004; FRCP 4

serial filer; conditions to re-filing

settlement and chapter 13 plan; appellate bonds; collection; motion for contempt; 11 USC 362; property of the debtor; estate property; stay terminated as to creditor and claims; state court litigation

dismissal of chapter 13 case; affidavit of default; motion to vacate dismissal order; exusable neglect; proof of payment; denial of reinstatement

subpoena; in camera inspection; attorney client privilege

sanctions; objection to claim

11 USC 541(a)(1); 11 USC 544(a)(1); 11 USC 544(a)(3); Bona fide purchaser; delivery and acceptance of deed; recording of deed; MCL 565.29; MCL 565.35; Michigan Land Title Standard 3.18.

The Plaintiffs did not consummate the purchase and the Defendant-Debtor Gina Marie Jones ( Defendant ),1 to whom they tendered the Deposit, refused to return it. , and Michigan Administrative Rule 125.1403, the Deposit the Plaintiffs tendered to the Defendant comprised the res of the statutory trust upon which the Plaintiffs premised their fiduciary breach claim. With respect to consumer deposits, the Act provides that a manufactured home dealer, such as the Defendant, shall not: (b) ...