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In re Rudler, No. 08-9007

By FindLaw Staff on August 06, 2009 11:13 AM

Bankruptcy Appellate Panel judgment is affirmed where, in calculating monthly income under the means test for identifying an abusive Chapter 7 petition, the plain language of 11 U.S.C. sec. 707(b)(2) allows debtors to deduct payments due on a secured debt notwithstanding the debtor's intention to surrender the collateral.    

Read In re Rudler, No. 08-9007

Appellate Information
Appeal from the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel of the First Circuit.
Decided August 5, 2009

Before Lynch, Chief Judge, Boudin and Lipez, Circuit Judges.
Opinion by Lipez, Circuit Judge.

For Appellant: Teal Luthy Miller.

For Appellee: Scott W. LaPointe.

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