General Lending Corp. v. Cancio

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court acted within discretion in reopening case based on proffer by debtor's counsel regarding excusable neglect in filing chapter 13 plan.
Procedural posture: 
Appellee debtors filed a motion in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Southern District of Florida to reopen and reinstate their Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, which had been dismissed for failure to timely file a plan. The bankruptcy court conditionally granted the motion and reinstated the case upon payment of fees incurred by appellant creditor. The creditor appealed.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 22,2011, LexisNexis #1011-101