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Lysbeth Goodman

Lysbeth Goodman’s Legal Cases

4 total

  • In re Anderson, 824 F.2d 754 (9th Cir.1987)

    Practice Area:
    Bankruptcy and debt
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1987
    Outcome:
    Court upheld viability of homestead exemption in bankruptcy cases.
    Description:
    Creditor objected to homestead claim on the basis that changes in state homestead statute eliminated availabiity of homesteads in bankruptcy cases.
  • In re Donaldson, 156 B.R. 51 (Bkr.N.D.Cal. 1993

    Practice Area:
    Chapter 7 bankruptcy
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1993
    Outcome:
    Trustee must turn over exempt property if he has not objected to exemption.
    Description:
    Turnover of homestead exemption funds to debtors after chapter 7 trustee's sale.
  • In re Sequoia Auto Brokers, 827 F2d.1281 (9th Cir. 1987)

    Practice Area:
    Constitutional
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1987
    Outcome:
    B.R. 9020 modified to provide for contempt powers.
    Description:
    Ninth Circuit ruled that Bankruptcy Courts do not have jurisdiction to issue orders of contempt. Subsequently overruled.
  • In re Wilson, 96 B.R. 257 (9th Cir BAP 1988)

    Practice Area:
    Bankruptcy and debt
    Date:
    Jan 01, 1988
    Outcome:
    Decision for debtors who objected to claim.
    Description:
    Good faith is an element in determining the validity of a claim.