Automobile Exemption Decision

In re McMillin,  — B.R. –, 2010 WL 3515682 (Bankr. D. Or. 2010). This is an interesting case for gear heads, auto buffs, and fans of Top Gear.  The question was whether a collection of auto parts that had never been assembled into an automobile could nevertheless be exempted under the Oregon exemption statute.  The parts were for a 1926 … Continue reading »

The Bad Faith Dismissal In Chapter 11

In re Lake County Grapevine Nursery Operations,  — B.R. —-, 2010 WL 4928488 (Bankr. N.D.Cal.  2011) In this case, the bankruptcy court denied a motion to dismiss a bankruptcy that the movant alleged was improperly filed.  The case arises out of a dispute involving three entities involved in the cultivation of grapevines in Northern California.  The dispute was resolved in … Continue reading »

US Supreme Court – Bankruptcy Decisions 2010 – 2011

David Fuller, a bankruptcy attorney in Seattle, provides this as a reference to changes in bankruptcy law that may be interesting or relevant to bankruptcy professionals.  This is not a complete survey of the law.   These updates reflect Mr. Fuller’s analysis and opinion on the state of bankruptcy law and are not legal advice.  You should contact a qualifed bankruptcy … Continue reading »