Opinions and Noteworthy Orders

Welcome to the Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court Opinions Page. You may access court opinions in three different ways:


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Order Granting in Part, and Denying, in Part, Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Feb 22 2002
  • In re: Sean T. Healey
  • BK no: 01-12418
  • Martin Peskin, individually and as Trustee of the Martin J. Peskin D.D.S., LTD. Pension Plan
  • AP No: 01-1117

Order to Show Cause Why the Petition Should Not Be Dismissed For Improper Venue Feb 20 2002
  • In re: Paul J. Shaughnessy
  • BK no: 02-10129

Decision and Order Feb 19 2002
  • In re: Joel D. Tuoni
  • BK no: 01-11237
  • Tammy L. Summiel (Tuoni)
  • AP No: 01-1088

Order Granting Trustee's Emergency Motion for Administrative Orders and Further Relief Feb 15 2002
  • In re: The Newport Creamery, Inc.
  • Robert E. Swain, Rocomi Enterprises, LLC, Newport Creamery, L.P., Newberg, L.P., Newhart, L.P., and Tarpon Highlands Development Corporation
  • BK no: 01-13196
  • Andrew S. Richardson, Trustee
  • AP No: 01-1118

Decision and Order Feb 15 2002
  • In re: Rosalie McClintock Hanscom
  • BK no: 00-13872
  • Travelers Property and Casualty
  • AP No: 01-1013

Order Striking Notice of Removal Feb 15 2002
  • In re: Newport Creamery, Inc.
  • BK no: 01-13196

Order Denying Request for Sanctions Feb 14 2002
  • In re: Bruce E. Thunberg
  • BK no: 00-12818
Order Denying Motion to Remove Trustee Feb 5 2002
  • In re: Bruce E. Thunberg
  • BK no: 00-12818
Decision and Order Dec 28 2001
  • In re: Raymond E. Rathbun and Elizabeth Rathbun
  • BK no: 01-11823

Order (1) Granting Motion for Relief from Stay and (2) Authorizing Debtor's Counsel to Withdraw Apperance Dec 21 2001
  • In re: Richard Anderson
  • BK no: 01-12175


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