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Tag Archives: Judge Kevin R. Huennekens

Debtor did not show student debt constituted “undue hardship” (access required)

A woman seeking to discharge her student loans failed to provide evidence that repayment of her debt would cause an “undue hardship.” Background On Nov. 13, 2011, Wanda Lipscomb Menefee and her husband, Frank Hoehl Menefee, Jr., filed a voluntary ...

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Lawyer-landlord fined $5K for bankruptcy stay violation (access required)

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An Alexandria lawyer who pursued collection efforts after a tenant filed for bankruptcy has been hit with $5,000 in punitive damages for what the judge labeled “flagrant violations” of legal protections for debtors. U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Kevin R. Huennekens said ...

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Bankruptcy haven (access required)

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Good judges, good law­yers and a well-oiled legal system are prov­ing to be an attractive combination at the U.S. Bankrupt­cy Court in Richmond. Struggling corporations seeking sanc­tuary from creditors are coming to Rich­mond in greater numbers these days, passing by ...

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