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19-CV-1051 Peterson v. DC Docks

Decision and Order Affirming Bankruptcy Court

Bankruptcy court’s valuation of property sold at tax foreclosure sale, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §550(a), was not legally erroneous.

Date:
Friday, January 8, 2021

17-CV-1635 State v. Hansen

Decision and Order Reversing Bankruptcy Court

Bankruptcy court incorrectly concluded that penalty DWD assessed against debtor for failure to maintain worker’s compensation insurance fell outside the  exception to discharge in 11 U.S.C. §523(a)(7).

Date:
Friday, January 8, 2021

17-CV-1403 City of Milwaukee v City Wide

Decision and Order Affirming Bankruptcy Court

Bankruptcy court correctly applied law when denying debtor a discharge under 11 U.S.C. §727(a)(4)(A).

Date:
Friday, January 8, 2021