Lynch v. Haenke (395 B.R. 346)

Affirmed Bankruptcy Court decision below (No. 06-02074-5-ATS) that statutory language of means test allowed a debtor to deduct payments on secured debts that were contractually due, even if the debtor intended to surrender the collateral associated with the debt.

Chapter 7
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Lynch v. Haenke, 395 B.R. 346 (E.D.N.C. 2008)
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Reporter Citation: 
395 B.R. 346
Decision Date: 
Saturday, September 20th 2008
Court Division: 
Terrence W. Boyle
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Primary Holding: 
affirmed bankruptcy court that debtor could deduct surrendered property on chapter 7 means test when still contractually liable
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