Jeoffrey Burtch (Trustee)


In an 8 page decision signed January 6, 2012, Judge Walrath of the Delaware Bankruptcy Court allowed a plaintiff to amend a preference complaint to include additional transfers, even though the statute of limitations had expired. Judge Walrath’s opinion is available here (the “Opinion”).  Numerous posts on this blog discuss other opinions issued

Last month, Jeoffrey Burtch (the “Trustee”), as Chapter 7 Trustee for the Opus South Bankruptcy, began filing preference complaints seeking to recover what the Trustee alleges are avoidable transfers under the Bankruptcy Code.  For those unfamiliar with the Opus South bankruptcy, the company filed petitions for bankruptcy in the Delaware Bankruptcy Court on April 22,

Last month, Jeoffrey Burtch, the Chapter 7 Trustee (the “Trustee”) in the Opus East bankruptcy filed approximately 90 preference actions against various defendants.  As stated in his complaints, the Trustee “seeks to avoid and recover … all preferential transfers of property made for or on account of an antecedent debt made to or for the

In November, Jeoffrey Burtch, the Chapter 7 Trustee in the AE Liquidation bankruptcy (formerly “Eclipse Aviation”), began filing preference actions against various creditors of Eclipse.  Eclipse Aviation began as a New Mexico manufacturer of small jet aircraft.  The company filed for bankruptcy in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware on November