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Smith v. U.S. IRS

Citation: 
No. 14-15857 (9th Cir. July 13, 2016) (published)
Ruling: 
Summary judgment was properly entered determining that debtor’s tax liabilities were nondischargeable under § 523(a)(1)(B)(i) relating to tax debt for unfiled returns. The panel held that the debtor’s late-filed Form 1040 did not represent an honest and reasonable attempt ...
Judge(s): 
Jerome Farris, Diarmuid F. O’Scannlain, and Morgan Christen, Circuit Judges
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New York House Authority v. G-I Holdings, Inc. (In re G-I Holdings Inc.)

Citation: 
No. 15-2164 (3d Cir. July 18, 2016) (Not Precedential)
Ruling: 
District Court order affirmed. Governmental entity may not repackage its monetary claim as a claim for injunctive relief in order to avoid being bound by a confirmed plan. Distinguishes In re Torwico Elec., Inc., 8 F.3d 146 (3d ...
Judge(s): 
Smith (author), Roth, and Rendell
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California Capital Insurance Co. v. Riley (In Re Riley)

Citation: 
California Capital Insurance Co. v. Riley (In Re Riley), Case No. CC-15-1379-TaLKi (9th Cir. BAP Jun. 8, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court judgment affirmed in favor of debtor in an adversary proceeding where creditor objected to discharge of its claim under § 523(a)(6).
Judge(s): 
Taylor, Landis, and Kirscher
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Walton, Jr. v. Steward (In re Steward)

Citation: 
Walton, Jr. v. Steward (In re Steward), 2016 WL 3629028 (8th Cir. July 7, 2016)
Ruling: 
Discovery sanction and order directing disgorgement of fees paid to debtor's counsel was affirmed.
Judge(s): 
Loken, Gruender, and Kelly
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Tevis v. California Department of Veterans Affairs (In re Tevis)

Citation: 
Tevis v. California Department of Veterans Affairs (In re Tevis), Case No. EC-15-1111-TaJuD (9th Cir. BAP Jul. 7, 2016) (unpublished)
Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court's order dismissing debtors' adversary proceeding against creditor and chapter 13 trustee affirmed due to debtors' failure to prosecute.
Judge(s): 
Taylor, Jury, and Dunn
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