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Search the Cases by Keyword

Want to find out whether the Western District bankruptcy judges have issued a decision on that pesky issue you're facing? 

Check out our keyword index to find cases categorized by the main topic or issue involved. 

Breaking Down the Index

So many cases, too long an index - so we broke it up into three more manageable parts.  On this page you'll find cases arranged in alphabetic order under keywords Abandonment to Exemption.

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It is possible to research the cases in a variety of ways. All available decisions have been indexed by both keyword and the relevant statute/rule references. It is also possible to review case summaries for particular cases. Follow the links at the top of the page to utilize these features.

 

Search for Cases by Keyword
(Abandonment - Exemption)

An (M) beside a case indicates that the decision was issued by Judge Robert D. Martin an (F) indicates a decision by Judge Catherine J. Furay and a (U) indicates Judge Thomas S. Utschig.

To view a short summary of the decision, click on the "view summary" link beside the case name. To view the full text of the decision, together with citation as appropriate, click on "view case" beside the case name.

Abandonment

Ability to Pay

Above-Median Income Debtor

Abstention

Abuse

Academic Transcript

Actual Fraud

Actual Notice

Actually Litigated

Adequate Protection

Administrative Expenses

Administrative Priority

Adjacent Property

After-Acquired Property

Agricultural Programs

Allowable Claim

Anti-modification Provisions

Applicable Commitment Period

Appropriate Alterations

Assignment of Security Interest

Attorney-Client Privilege

Attorney Error

Attorney Fees

Attorney Fees -- Award in Dischargeability Action

Attorney's Lien

Automatic Stay

Avoidance

Bad Faith

Bankruptcy Schedules

Best Interests

Bequest

Breach of Contract

Broadcasting Licenses

Cash Collateral

Changed Circumstances

Chapter 7 Distribution

Chapter 11 -- Plan Disbursements

Civil Conspiracy

Claims

Claims -- Allowance

Claims -- Bar Date

Claims -- Classes

Claims -- Contingent

Claims -- Definition

Claims -- Equitable Reduction by Court

Claims -- Late Filed

Claims -- Priority

Collateral

Collateral Estoppel

Compensation

Compensation of Professionals

Complaints -- Nondischargeability - Late Filed

Confirmation -- Chapter 11

Confirmation -- Chapter 13

Conservation Reserve Program

Constitutional Authority of Article I Court

Constructive Trust

Consumer Debt

Contemporaneous Exchange for New Value

Contempt of Court

Contract

Contract--Rules of Construction

Contract Disputes

Conversion

Core Proceedings

De-acceleration of mortgage

Defalcation while acting as a fiduciary

Default

Default Judgment

Deposit

Deposit Paid for Income Tax

Devise

Direct Payments

Discharge 

Discharge Injuction  

Dischargeability

Dischargeability-Willful and Malicious

Disclaimer

Discrimination

"Disinterested" Requirement -- Professionals

Dismissal

Divorce Decrees -- Maintenance or Property Division

Divorce Decrees -- Post Discharge Enforcement

Divorce Decrees -- Property of Estate

Domestic Support Obligation

Drunk Driving

Due or Payable

Due Process

Election of Remedies

Electricity

Eleventh Amendment

Embezzlement

Entry of Default

Envirornmental Clean-up Costs

Equitable Liens

Equitable Subordination

Equitable Subrogation

Crawley (M)  [ view summary ]  [ view case ]
Duoss (M)  [ view summary ]  [ view case ]

ERISA

Error

Evidentiary Burden

Exclusive Distributorship Agreement

Exclusivity Periods -- Extension

Excusable Neglect

Execution Sale

Executory Contracts

Exemptions

Exemptions -- Annuity

Exemptions -- ERISA

Exemptions -- Federal Tax Lien

Exemptions -- Homestead

Exemptions -- Objection