BAP Says that a Rule 41 Voluntary Dismissal Can Incorporate Discovery Sanctions

The BAP decision on voluntary dismissal under Rule 41 adds credence to the idea that bankruptcy courts can attach conditions to a debtor’s voluntary dismissal under Section 1307(b).

Three-Year Bar to Refiling in Chapter 13 Imposed for ‘Vexatious, Frivolous’ Litigation

Motions to recuse three bankruptcy judges fortified the third judge’s decision to dismiss and bar refiling for three years.