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Construction and Application of 28 U.S.C.A. § 1412 Allowing Transfer of Bankruptcy Case or Proceeding in Interest of Justice or for Convenience of Parties

Construction and Application of 28 U.S.C.A. § 1412 Allowing Transfer of Bankruptcy Case or Proceeding in Interest of Justice or for Convenience of Parties A litigant may seek to have the bankruptcy case itself or a proceeding under the Bankruptcy Code (Title 11) transferred to another forum in the interest of justice or for the…

Prepetition Conduct by Debtor as Constituting “For Cause” Under 11 U.S.C.A. § 707(a) Permitting Dismissal of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition

Prepetition Conduct by Debtor as Constituting “For Cause” Under 11 U.S.C.A. § 707(a) Permitting Dismissal of Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition A Chapter 7 bankruptcy case may be dismissed generally only for cause under 11 U.S.C.A. § 707(a). The question of what constitutes “cause” has often been litigated, especially with regard to a debtor’s alleged “bad…

Retired Detroit Police and Fire Fighters Association (the “RDPFFA”) files Motion for Enforcement of Settlement and Eighth Amended Plan of Adjustment

In re City of Detroit, Michigan United States Bankruptcy Court, E.D. Michigan, Southern Division. June 26, 2015 Slip Copy 2015 WL 3941240 This case is before the Court on a motion filed by the Retired Detroit Police and Fire Fighters Association (the “RDPFFA”), entitled “Motion for Enforcement of Settlement and Eighth Amended Plan of Adjustment,” (Docket # 9414, the…

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