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Bankruptcy: Motion For Contempt – Monetary Damages – Adversary Proceeding

Where a bankruptcy court denied debtors’ motion for contempt against a creditor because the court concluded that the debtors were required to file an adversary proceeding since they sought to recover monetary damages, the bankruptcy court’s order is reversed because ...

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Negligence: Legal Malpractice – Standing – Bankruptcy

Where a bankruptcy estate claimant and a trustee brought adversary complaints against a law firm alleging legal malpractice and breach of fiduciary duties owed to a client, the bankruptcy court’s judgment in favor of the trustee and the district court’s ...

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8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals: Criminal law

Bankruptcy fraud; intent   08-1043 United States of America, Appellee, v. Cyril J. Bauer, Appellant 08-1209 United States of America, Appellee, v. Rae Orene Bauer, Appellant Appeals From: U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota Submitted: Nov. 11, 2008 ...

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Guaranty corporation must help workers of bankrupt companies

A Missouri appeals court has spelled out the responsibilities of the Workers’ Compensation Division in helping injured workers gain benefits from bankrupt companies. The court also chastised a state guaranty corporation for doing little to help worker Richard Jones secure ...

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