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Recent Opinions of Interest:

Opinions Selected for Publication:
  • In re Smith (Walters v. Farmers Korner, Inc.), Adversary Proceeding No. 14-01065-SBB Posted: 8/19/2015 7:14:23 AM
  • In re Ottman, Bankr. Case No. 11-35219-SBB (recusal) Posted: 7/30/2015 9:39:45 AM
  • Summary for Publication: In re Edward J. Romero, Bankr. Case No. 15-11254-TBM (Chapter 7)(Applicability of Colorado's homestead exemption.) Posted: 6/26/2015 7:35:21 AM
  • Ogden v. PNC Bank, N.A., Adversary Proceeding No. 13-01054 EEB Posted: 6/24/2015 8:26:35 AM
  • In re Gonzales; Case No. 09-27194 HRT; Order entered June 9, 2015 (11 U.S.C. § 1328(a); FED. R. BANKR. P. 3002.1). Posted: 6/11/2015 7:13:35 AM
  • Wellness International Network, LTD., ET AL. v. SHARIF (United States Supreme Court) Posted: 6/1/2015 8:29:46 AM
  • In re Scrubs Car Wash, Inc., No. 12-31204 ABC, slip op. (Bankr.D.Colo. March 20, 2015) (oral ruling given on February 13, 2014; judgment entered on February 18, 2014). 11 U.S.C. §§ 1111(b)(2) and 1129(b)(2)(A)(i). Posted: 3/23/2015 10:01:22 AM
  • Sender v. Golden (In re Golden); Case No. 14-1523 HRT; Order entered March 16, 2015 (11 U.S.C. §§ 549(a) & 1327(b)). Posted: 3/17/2015 2:07:11 PM
  • Opinions Not Selected for Publication:

  • In re Formaneck, Case No. 10-20070 MER; Order entered July 13, 2015 (Material default of confirmed Chapter 13 Plan; conversion versus dismissal under 11 U.S.C. § 1307(c)) Posted: 8/25/2015 7:45:55 AM
  • In re Dominguez Juarez, Case No. 15-10030- HRT; Order entered July 2, 2015 (Relief from stay under 11 U.S.C. §§ 362(c)(3) and 362(d)(1)). Posted: 7/21/2015 8:57:21 AM
  • In re Salvatore Trobiano, Jr., and Michelle Lee Trobiano, Bankr. Case No. 14-24635 (Bankr. D. Colo. Jun. 23, 2015)(Whether, as a condition of confirmation of their Chapter 13 plan, Debtors, one of whom is currently unemployed but who might obtain a job during the plan, are required pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 1325(b)(1)(B) and Hamilton v. Lanning, 560 U.S. 505 (2010), to commit in their plan to turnover to the Chapter 13 Trustee annually one-third of their gross income in excess of their current gross annual income.) Posted: 6/24/2015 8:22:08 AM
  • In re Karen Lynne Tollefson, No.13-24681 TBM (Bankr. D. Colo. May 13, 2015) (Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7026, 7034 and 9014; discovery of opposing party's attorney's billing records in contested fee application litigation). Posted: 6/24/2015 8:13:12 AM
  • In re Samuel Jesse Christian Morreale, No. 13-27310 TBM (Bankr. D. Colo. May 28, 2015) (Chapter 7 debtor's standing to challenge the Chapter 7 trustee's administration of the case). Posted: 6/24/2015 8:07:34 AM
  • Horizon Women's Care Professional LLC v. Judy Baack, Case No. 14-01074- HRT; Order entered April 17, 2015 (collateral estoppel, judicial estoppel, Rooker- Feldman doctrine). Posted: 5/7/2015 8:07:24 AM
  • In re Smart, Case No. 14-14147 ABC, Docket #66 (Bankr.D.Colo. January 27, 2015) 11 U.S.C. §1325(a)(5)(C); surrender of real property and post-petition homeowner association assessments. Posted: 3/19/2015 8:38:43 AM
  • Anstine v. Barclays Bank Delaware (In re Strauss), Case No. 12-01801- HRT; Order entered March 16, 2015 (Avoidance of Transfer under 11 U.S.C. §§ 547 and 548). Posted: 3/17/2015 2:11:57 PM