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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.

Reconsideration; 11 USC 541; 11 USC 544; MCL 565.29.

fee application; reasonableness; 11 USC 330; preparation of fee application; percentage of bill; reduction.

Motion to Dismiss; Motion to Convert; 11 USC 1112(b)