Quimbee logo with url
From our private database of 14,900+ case briefs...

In re Sharpe

United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Texas
351 B.R. 409 (2006)


Facts

Baker (plaintiff) made various loans totaling $150,000 to Sharpe. At the time of the loans, Baker thought Sharpe was wealthy based on his appearance, spending habits, and extravagant lifestyle. Beyond presenting an appearance of wealth, Sharpe also told Baker that he could repay her loans with assets he was hiding from his former wife. Testimony indicated that Sharpe had been preparing to file bankruptcy for several months at the time of the loans. Sharpe eventually did file for bankruptcy. Baker filed a brief requesting that Sharpe’s debt to her be found nondischargeable, based on his false representations and fraud under 11 U.S.C. § 523 (a)(2)(A).

Rule of Law

Issue

Holding and Reasoning (Jernigan, J.)

What to do next…

  1. Unlock this case brief with a free (no-commitment) trial membership of Quimbee.

    You’ll be in good company: Quimbee is one of the most widely used and trusted sites for law students, serving more than 97,000 law students since 2011. Some law schools—such as Yale, Vanderbilt, Berkeley, and the University of Illinois—even subscribe directly to Quimbee for all their law students. Read our student testimonials.

  2. Learn more about Quimbee’s unique (and proven) approach to achieving great grades at law school.

    Quimbee is a company hell-bent on one thing: helping you get an “A” in every course you take in law school, so you can graduate at the top of your class and get a high-paying law job. We’re not just a study aid for law students; we’re the study aid for law students. Read more about Quimbee.

Here's why 284,000 law students have relied on our case briefs:

  • Written by law professors and practitioners, not other law students. 14,900 briefs, keyed to 201 casebooks. Top-notch customer support.
  • The right amount of information, includes the facts, issues, rule of law, holding and reasoning, and any concurrences and dissents.
  • Access in your classes, works on your mobile and tablet. Massive library of related video lessons and high quality multiple-choice questions.
  • Easy to use, uniform format for every case brief. Written in plain English, not in legalese. Our briefs summarize and simplify; they don’t just repeat the court’s language.