OConnell v. DeMartino (In re DeMartino)

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion to reopen case on grounds of counsel's "excusable neglect" denied.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiffs were the chapter 7 Trustee and an insurance company. Defendant was debtor. Debtor was denied a discharge pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 727(a)(3), (a)(4)(A). Before the court was his motion for relief from the Order Denying Discharge pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 60(b), made applicable by Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9024. In connection with the relief sought under Rule 60(b), debtor separately moved to reopen his chapter 7 bankruptcy case.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 26,2012, LexisNexis #0113-093