May 20, 2022
Finally, a circuit court cites Taggart to help a debtor enforce the discharge injunction.
May 16, 2022
Special counsel unfamiliar with bankruptcy procedures weren’t excused from the requirement to file a final fee application by the deadline.
April 30, 2022
Being seen at bar events in the company of those who appear in court doesn’t show judicial bias.
April 27, 2022
The Ninth Circuit BAP explained the differences between contempt under Rule 9011, Section 105(a) and inherent authority.
April 22, 2022
Reliance on advice of counsel is not a complete defense to contempt citations.
April 14, 2022
Undisclosed representation of the debtor’s principal resulted in denial of all compensation sought by counsel for the corporate debtor.
April 5, 2022
Judge Klein let a lawyer off the hook for violating Rule 9011 because the lawyer had already been punished enough.
April 1, 2022
Submitting a retention order with the wrong word resulted in a pivotal issue on appeal.
March 30, 2022
The district court opinion affirms the notion that bankruptcy courts have ‘core’ power without a jury to adjudicate claims of attorney misconduct.
March 22, 2022
Reversing the bankruptcy court, the district court decided that a local rule did not bar bifurcated fee arrangements altogether.