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Bankruptcy : Conversion – Evidentiary Hearing

Where debtor appealed an order of the bankruptcy court converting his Chapter 13 case to a Chapter 7 case, arguing that the court erred in refusing to hold an evidentiary hearing, the debtor did not request and thus was not improperly denied a hearing, and the debtor’s challenges to the court’s findings were not raised in his opening brief, so he waived the right to challenge the findings, and the judgment is affirmed.

Judgment is affirmed.

Hansmeier v. McDermott (MLW No. 69756/Case No. 15-6035 – 8 pages) (U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Nail, J.) Appealed from U.S. Bankruptcy Court, District of Minnesota, J.

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