Opinions and Noteworthy Orders

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


     Welcome to the Rhode Island Bankruptcy Court Opinions Page.

     You may access court opinions in three different ways:


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Order Denying Motion to Reopen Apr 18 2012
  • In re: Thomas J. Manzi and Elena F. Manzi
  • BK no: 09-12612

Decision Granting in Part and Denying in Part Defendant's Motion to Dismiss Apr 13 2012
  • In re: Glenn R. Ahlborg
  • BK no: 11-12073
  • Starwood Tiverton, LLC
  • AP no: 11-1063

Order Denying Reconsideration Apr 12 2012
  • In re: Vincent R. Ciunci and Mary M. Ciunci
  • BK no: 10-14915

Order Granting Defendant's Motion for Summary Judgment Apr 9 2012
  • In re: David N. Debaene
  • BK no: 11-12167
  • Adoni Outreach Ministry
  • AP no: 11-1067

Memorandum of Decision Mar 23 2012
  • In re: City of Central Falls, Rhode Island
  • BK no: 11-13105
  • Central Falls Teachers' Union
  • AP no: 11-1094

Decision and Order Mar 19 2012
  • In re: Francine Fisher
  • BK no: 11-13554
Amended Preliminary Injunction Mar 16 2012
  • In re: Antonio L. Giordano
  • BK no: 11-13943
  • Charles A. Pisaturo, Jr., Trustee
  • AP no: 12-1011

Order Denying Plainiff's Motion to Reinstate the Automatic Stay Mar 8 2012
  • In re: Daniel E. Delaive
  • BK no: 11-12949
  • Harley Davidson Credit Corp.
  • AP no: 11-1091

Decision and Order Dismissing § 523 Complaints and Imposing Sanctions Mar 8 2012
  • In re: Armand and Linda Cortellesso
  • BK no: 09-11403
  • Christopher and Bonnie Benson
  • AP no: 09-1059

Order Denying Plaintiff's Request for Evidentiary Hearing and Motion for Sanctions Mar 5 2012
  • In re: Gregory Anthony Mercurio
  • BK no: 98-14990
  • Peter J. Furness, Trustee
  • AP no: 03-1019


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