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Decision and Order Dismissing § 523 Complaints and Imposing Sanctions 03/08/2012
  • In re: Armand and Linda Cortellesso
  • BK No: 09-11403
  • A.P. No: 09-1059
Order Denying Plaintiff’s Request for Evidentiary Hearing and Motion for Sanctions 03/05/2012
  • In re: Gregory Anthony Mercurio
  • BK No: 98-14990
  • A.P. No: 03-1019
Decision and Order Dismissing Complaint as To Christina West, West Cape Trust, the Antique Boat Museum, and John Maclean 01/20/2012
  • In re: Jock West
  • BK No: 10-14653
  • A.P. No: 11-1021
Decision and Order Granting in Part and Denying in Part Cross Motions for Summary Judgment, and Reopening Discovery and Scheduling Remaining Issues for Trial 01/20/2012
  • In re: Orlando Cabera & Elvira M. Cabera
  • BK No: 09-10758
  • A.P. No. 11-1018
Order on Valuation 01/19/2012
  • In re: Mauricio Vigil & Martha Santamarie
  • BK No: 10-13930
Decision and Order Modifying Secured Claim 12/22/2011
  • In re: Francisco Maiolono
  • BK No:11-12133
Decision and Order Modifying Secured Claim 12/19/2011
  • In re: Edward J. Bucher
  • BK No: 11-11761
Decision and Order Granting Motion for Hardship Discharge 12/09/2011
  • In re: Thomas H. Ward & Suzette B. Ward
  • BK No: 09-13094
Decision and Order 11/29/2011
  • In re: Benjamin B. Viti
  • BK No: 10-11157
  • A.P. No: 10-1054
Decision and Order Denying Discharge 11/29/2011
  • In re: Alfred R. McCrory
  • BK No: 10-10461
  • A.P. No: 10-1037