Calling the Madoff trustee a liar and basing a discovery motion on facts known to be false resulted in sanctions under Rule 37(a)(5)(B).
Bankruptcy judge finds no statutory power for a chapter 13 trustee to prosecute a lawsuit that the debtor was judicially estopped for pursuing.
Lawyers leaving a bankrupt firm are not required to pay over profits on hourly matters they take to their new firms.
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.
Careful drafting and copious documentation are required for a bifurcated fee arrangement to pass muster in chapter 7.