Bar News - February 23, 2007
NH Bankruptcy Court Opinion Summaries
Note: The full text of the opinion below will be available on the Bankruptcy Court’s web site at <www.nhb.uscourts.gov>.
Teasck v. Gilbert (In re Gilbert), 2007 BNH 011, issued Feb. 1, 2007 (Deasy, J.) (unpublished) (granting summary judgment to the debtor/defendant on the plaintiffs’ complaint under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2)(A), (a)(4), and (a)(6) because the undisputed material facts in the summary judgment record did not support piercing the veil of an LLC of which the debtor/defendant was the sole and managing member).
In re Whispering Pines Estate, Inc., 2007 BNH 005, issued 1/24/07 (Vaughn, C.J.) (not published) (denying stay pending appeal because debtor/movant is not entitled to stay as a matter of right upon the filing of a supersedeas bond, and finding that debtor/movant does not have a likelihood of success on the merits of its appeal).
In re R & R Associates of Hampton, 2007 BNH 006, issued 1/25/07 (Vaughn, C.J.) (not published) (reducing in amount and allowing fees of trustee’s counsel).
In re R & R Associates of Hampton, 2007 BNH 007, issued 1/25/07 (Vaughn, C.J.) (not published) (allowing the requested fees of expert/accountant retained by special counsel).
Moran v. Wunderlich (In re Wunderlich), 2007 BNH 008, issued 1/26/07 (Vaughn, C.J.) (not published) (granting plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment (and thus denying the debtor/defendant a Chapter 7 discharge) on Count I pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 727(a)(2)(A) because of debtor/defendant’s concealment of his receipt of mortgage proceeds, and denying summary judgment on Counts III and VI, brought pursuant to § 727(a)(3) and § 727(a)(5), respectively).