News and Announcements
Court Action on Proposed Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms Annual Report and Recommendations (November 5, 2013)
On September 18, 2013, the section's Local Bankruptcy Rules and Forms committee transmitted to bankruptcy court clerk Charlene Hiss the committee's annual report with recommendations for changes to LBRs and LBFs, a proposed revised chapter 13 plan form (available here), and a comparison version of the proposed revised plan to the current plan (available here). On November 5, 2013, the court posted on its Web site the LBR and LBF changes that will take effect on December 1, 2013. The committee's proposed revised chapter 13 plan was not among the LBF changes that the court adopted, but the committee understands that the court continues to consider that proposal. [Read More]
27th Annual Northwest Bankruptcy Institute (October 29, 2013)
Save the Date April 25 – 26, 2014
Grand Hyatt Seattle [Read More]
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Court Closure (November 26, 2013)
ECF Training (November 26, 2013)
ECF Training (November 12, 2013)
LBR, LBF and Other Changes (November 12, 2013)
New Bankruptcy Exemptions (October 29, 2013)
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In re Grover, Case No. 13-6013-tmr
October 31, 2013 (Damages, judgment on the pleadings, statute of limitations, trespass to chattels, trespass to land, ORS 12.080 and 12.110, FRBP 7012(b), FRCP 7012(c)
In re Grogan, BAP No. OR-12-1483-JuTaPa
October 15, 2013 (Collateral description, crops, doctrine of the last antecedent, financing statement, reasonable identification, security agreement, ORS 79.0108, ORS 79.0203, ORS 79.0315, ORS 79.0502, ORS 79.0504)
Harris v. Wells Fargo Bank, Adv. No. 12-3113, Case No. 09-39428
October 4, 2013 (Judgment on the pleadings, FRCP 12(c), wrongful foreclosure, judicial notice, FRE 201, judicial estoppel, ORS 86.780 and 86.770(1), Oregon Trust Deed Act, declaratory judgment, violation of automatic stay, §362(k),)
In re Walmsley, Case No. 12-61054-tmr13
September 24, 2013 (11 USC §505; 26 USC §§162(a), 166(a), 274(d) and 280F(d)(4); 26 CFR §§1.166-2, 1.274-5T(c), and 1.6001-1(a); FRBP 3001(f) and 7056; FRCP 56(g); bad debt deduction; burden of proof; certificates of assessment; cost of goods sold; credibility;)
In re Grogan, Case No. 11-65409-fra11
September 10, 2013 (11 USC §§1111(b), 1129(a)(3), 1129(a)(11), 1129(b)(1), 1129(b)(2)(A)(i) and (ii) and (iii), 1141(d)(5)(A); FRBP 3014; adequate protection; balloon payment; cash collateral; discharge; fair and equitable; feasibility; good faith; indubitable equivalent;)
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