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United States Courts Opinions

United States Courts Opinions (USCOURTS) collection is a collaborative effort between the U.S. Government Publishing Office (GPO) and the Administrative Office of the United States Courts (AOUSC) to provide public access to opinions from selected United States appellate, district, and bankruptcy courts.

The District of Nebraska offers a database of opinions for the years 1997 to current, listed by year and judge. For a more detailed search, enter the keyword or case number in the search box above.

Debtor's transfer of homestead to non-debtor wife for no consideration on the eve of bankruptcy was not a fraudulent conveyance; there was no evidence that debtor was or became insolvent. Rather, evidence indicated transfer was due to marital problems

An objection to discharge filed on the date set as the last day for doing so is timely filed

The debtor-defendant's motion to dismiss the adversary proceeding was denied because the creditor's complaint objecting to discharge was timely filed; the Bankruptcy Act does not require that a defendant receive a summons on or before the filing deadline

Debtor-defendant moved to dismiss, alleging that his guardian/conservator should have been joined as a party. The court denied the motion, stating that the guardian/conservator could still defend on the debtor's behalf without being joined as a party

The district court affirmed bankruptcy court's judgment for plaintiff Roth Bros., finding that debtor-defendant was acting as the undisclosed agent of another company when it purchased copper scrap from Roth Bros. for the benefit of the other company

Debtors deposited more than $19,000 with the clerk of the bankruptcy court and moved to dismiss case. The court granted the dismissal, authorized that $13,000 be paid to the IRS, and approved approximately $10,500 in fees & expenses for debtors' attorney

Court ruled that the security interest taken by a purchase-money lender in all of the debtor's household goods was overly broad & violated the Iowa Code, and was accordingly void. Debtor, therefore, could not be liable for converting lender's collateral

The debtor made a fraudulent conveyance when substantially all of its assets were transferred pre-petition to a third party for no consideration. The third party holding the assets must deliver possession of them to the bankruptcy trustee

Debtor reopened case to set aside default non-dischargeability judgments against him. The court held that the defaults could not be set aside where debtor reaffirmed the debts in writing & a state court issued a judgment in reliance on the default jmts