8 Cited authorities

  1. Segal v. Rochelle

    382 U.S. 375 (1966)   Cited 695 times
    Holding that whether property is included in an estate depends on whether it “is sufficiently rooted in the pre-bankruptcy past and so little entangled with the bankrupts' ability to make an unencumbered fresh start”
  2. Redmond v. Fifth Third Bank

    624 F.3d 793 (7th Cir. 2010)   Cited 59 times
    Holding bankruptcy courts have "broad discretion" regarding motions to reopen
  3. In re Antonious

    373 B.R. 400 (Bankr. E.D. Pa. 2007)   Cited 24 times

    No. 05-18809BIF. August 7, 2007. Mark Blank, Jr., Paoli, PA, for Debtors. MEMORANDUM BRUCE FOX, Bankruptcy Judge. The former chapter 7 debtors, Dennis and Peggy Ann Antonious, have filed a motion to reopen their closed chapter 7 bankruptcy case, pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 350(b), solely in order to "accord relief to the co-Debtor, Peggy Ann Antonious." See Motion, Introductory Paragraph. Mrs. Antonious contends that creditors Bryon and Mayolia Stevens have taken actions that violate the discharge injunction

  4. In re Bellano

    456 B.R. 220 (Bankr. E.D. Pa. 2011)   Cited 17 times
    Denying motion to reopen for purposes of filing a reaffirmation agreement because reaffirmation agreements made post-discharge are unenforceable under § 524(c)
  5. In re Smith

    Case No. 14-32433 (Bankr. N.D. Ohio May. 28, 2015)   Cited 3 times

    Case No. 14-32433 05-28-2015 In Re: Marliene Frances Smith, Debtor(s). JUDGE MARY ANN WHIPPLE Chapter 7 ORDER DENYING MOTION TO REOPEN The court held a hearing on May 21, 2015, on Debtor's Motion to Reopen Chapter 7 Case for the Purpose of Filing Reaffirmation Agreements [Doc. # 16]("Motion"). Debtor and counsel representing her in connection with the Motion appeared at the hearing in person. Debtor filed her Chapter 7 case on July 1, 2014. She received a Chapter 7 discharge. [Doc. # 12]. The Clerk

  6. Section 101 - Definitions

    11 U.S.C. § 101   Cited 22,603 times   100 Legal Analyses
    Defining "securities clearing agency" by reference to the Securities Exchange Act of 1934
  7. Section 350 - Closing and reopening cases

    11 U.S.C. § 350   Cited 1,502 times   1 Legal Analyses
    Providing that “ case may be reopened in the court in which such case was closed to administer assets, to accord relief to the debtor, or for other cause.”
  8. Rule 807 - Residual Exception

    Fed. R. Evid. 807   Cited 1,170 times   7 Legal Analyses
    Stating in part that "a statement may not be admitted under this exception unless the proponent of it makes [it] known to the adverse party sufficiently in advance of the trial . . . to provide the adverse party with a fair opportunity to prepare to meet it"