Opinions

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

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2.   You may also access Rhode Island Bankruptcy Opinions dating back to 2002 via the United States Courts Opinions Collection, a project between the U.S. Government Printing Office (GPO) and the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AOUSC) to provide public access to opinions from selected United States appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts.  Once an opinion is located, all associated opinions within the same case can be accessed from the opinion > More Information page.

3. Via our on-line database of opinions covering the years 1996 to present, listed by year and judge. For a more detailed search, enter the keyword or case number in the search box at the top of this page. 

Decision and Order Modifying Secured Claim 05/04/2012
  • In re: Francisco A. Espinal
  • BK No: 11-11340
Decision And Order Denying Debtor’s Motion to Enforce Automatic Stay 05/04/2012
  • In re: Robert G. Blanchard
  • BK No: 11-13755
Order Denying Motion to Reopen 04/18/2012
  • In re: Thomas J. Mazni & Elena F. Manzi
  • BK No: 09-12612
Decision Granting In Part and Denying In Part Defendant’s Motion to Dismiss 04/13/2012
  • In re: Glenn R. Ahlborg
  • BK No: 11-12073
  • A.P. No: 11-1063
Order Denying Reconsideration 04/12/2012
  • In re: Vincent R. Ciunci & Mary M. Ciunci
  • BK No: 10-14915
Order Granting Defendant’s Motion for Summary Judgment 04/09/2012
  • In re: David N. Debaene
  • BK No: 11-12167
  • A.P. No: 11-1067
Memorandum of Decision on City’s Motion for Summary Judgment and on Teachers’ Union’s Motion to Dismiss or Abstain 03/23/2012
  • In re: City Of Central Falls, Rhode Island
  • BK No: 11‐13105
  • A.P. No: 11‐1094
Decision and Order (1) Granting Request for Court Excusal, And (2) Directing Debtor’s Counsel to Show Cause 03/19/2012
  • In re: Francine Fisher
  • BK No: 11-13554
Amended Preliminary Injunction 03/16/2012
  • In re: Antonio L. Giordano
  • BK No: 11-13943
  • A.P. No: 12-1011
Order Denying Plaintiff’s Motion to Reinstate the Automatic Stay 03/08/2012
  • In re: Daniel E. Delaive
  • BK No: 11-12949
  • A.P. No: 11-1091

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