Palmer v. Paul Miller Ford, Inc. (In re Lainhart)

(Bankr. E.D. Ky. Feb. 2, 2017)

The bankruptcy court enters summary judgment in favor of the plaintiff trustee. The trustee sought to obtain title to a truck sold to the debtor prepetition by the defendant dealer. The dealer had not provided a certificate of title, but the debtor did receive physical possession of the truck pursuant to a bona fide sale. The court finds in favor of the trustee after applying Kentucky’s comprehensive automated motor vehicle registration and titling system contained in KRS §§ 186A.010-186A.990. Opinion below.

Judge: Schaaf

Attorneys for Trustee: Brackney Law Office, PLLC, Peter Brackney

Attorneys for Defendant: Miller, Griffin & Marks, Carroll M. Redford, III


Author: Matt Lindblom