You are here

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

disposable income; 401k contributions, 11 USC 1325(b)(2); 11 USC 1329(b)(1)

deceased debtor; substitution of counsel; agency; duly authorized representative

Chapter 12 eligibility; 11 USC 1208; cause for dismissal; totality of the circumstances; family farmer with regular income; pre-petition bad faith; misconduct in connection to the case; dismissal v. conversion

Motion to Compel; third party; eligibility under Subchapter V; affiliate of an issuer; 11 USC 1182(1)(b); voting rights relevant to 11 USC 101(2); burden of production

11 U.S.C. 1325(b)(2); 11 U.S.C. 707(b)(2)(A); 11 U.S.C. 707(b)(2)(B); dependent stepchild; objecting creditor; commitment of all disposable income

Motion to Reinstate Chapter 13 case; deceased debtor; personal representative; FRBP 1016; FRCP 60(b)(6).

qualified student loan; qualified educational loan; 11 U.S.C. 523(a)(8); collateral estoppel; res judicata; privity; motion to dismiss FRCP 12(b)(6) and 12(c); motion for summary judgment FRCP 56;

Motion to Vacate Dismissal; excusable neglect; mere inadvertance; BR 9023; FRCP 60(b)(1); untimely address of deficiencies

default judgment; decedant's estate; lack of open probate estate