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Would You Buy A Used Car From This Man?

A recent unpublished decision by Bankuptcy Judge Mann of the Southern District of California is a good quick resource for briefing dischargeability actions in her courtroom.  In Whited v. Galindo, 2012 WL 345942 (Feb. 1, 2012), S.D. Cal. Adv. No. 10-90473), the end result was a nondischargeable judgment for $1,648.29 in damages against the president of a used car dealer.  It is one of those cases that make you happy that a lawyer was found willing to handle the matter, and also proud of a judicial system that can devote this much time and care to a dispute like this one. The plaintiff Jared Whited was a 20 year old sailor who purchased … Continue reading

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