In Re: Willett, 07-1850
In a bankruptcy case, grant of debtor's motion to avoid a lien on their residence is reversed and remanded where for the purposes of a motion to avoid a lien made pursuant to 11 U.S.C. section 522, a bankruptcy court should value a Chapter 13 debtor's interest in real property as of the date that interest becomes part of the bankruptcy estate.
- Argued 01/23/2008
- Decided 09/12/2008
- Published 09/12/2008
- MANION, Circuit Judge., Before MANION, ROVNER, and EVANS, Circuit Judges.
- United States Seventh Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Mark S. Samila, Kahn, Dees, Donovan & Kahn, Evansville, IN, Matthew J. McGowan (argued), Salter McGowan Sylvia & Leonard, Providence, RI, for Appellant.
- For Appellees:
- R. Thomas Bodkin (argued), Andrew C. Ozete, Bamberger, Foreman, Oswald & Hahn, Evansville, IN, for Trustee-Appellee., Andrew D. Thomas, Thomas, Dunlap & Nesmith, Evansville, IN, for Debtors-Appellees.