Undisclosed representation of the debtor’s principal resulted in denial of all compensation sought by counsel for the corporate debtor.
Judge Klein let a lawyer off the hook for violating Rule 9011 because the lawyer had already been punished enough.
Until now, there has been surprisingly little precedent directly on point to say that denial of a motion for conversion from chapter 11 to chapter 7 is not a final order subject to appeal
Just because a creditor doesn’t cash a distribution check doesn’t mean it’s abandoned and reverts to the debtor.
Are the lower courts out of step with the Supreme Court when it comes to enforcement of arbitration of disputes in bankruptcy court?
Judge Christopher Klein parses the burdens of proof on conversion, dismissal and right to a discharge for an individual in chapter 11.
Retroactive and nunc pro tunc orders aren’t the same thing, Judge Jaime says. Orders may be retroactive when the power is implied by statute.
Judge Klein’s opinion reads like an amicus brief urging the Supreme Court to grant ‘cert’ and resolve a circuit split by taking sides with the majority on Section 362(c)(3)(A).
Almost $35,000 in actual and punitive damages was imposed on a judgment creditor and its collection law firm for failing to vacate a garnishment following notice of bankruptcy and discharge.
Even though the debtor defaulted, Judge Christopher Klein held a trial and ruled that the lender had not relied on a false loan application.