2009 Judge Winfield - Opinions

Judge Novalyn L. Winfield -- Opinions signed in 2009

In re Truong, No. 03-40283, 2009 WL 1024586 (Bankr. D.N.J. April 1, 2009)

Before the court was a pre-BAPCPA pro se debtor’s in forma pauperis application to proceed in forma pauperis on his appeal of the bankruptcy court’s order. Application of 28 U.S.C. § 1915 was the focus.


In re United Automart, Inc., No. 08-17916, Adv. No. 08-2198, Citation Unavailable (Bankr. D.N.J. June 19, 2009)

Before the court was a creditor’s motion for summary judgment and Chapter 7 Trustee’s cross-motion for summary judgment. Creditor asserted that certain sale proceeds held by the Chapter 7 Trustee belong to it pursuant to a constructive trust or equitable lien theory. Chapter 7 Trustee cross-moved asserting that its strong arm powers pursuant to § 544 of the Code defeat any equitable claims alleged by the creditor.