In re Wingerter

Ruling: 
Appeal of nonmonetary sanctions imposed by bankruptcy court dismissed as moot and calling for an impermissible advisory opinion.
Procedural posture: 
Creditor appealed an order of the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio, Eastern Division, that imposed sanctions under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011(b). The bankruptcy court concluded that the creditor failed to with Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011(b) to make a reasonable inquiry into the basis of its claim before filing the proof of claim because it made no effort to comply with Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3001(c) and Official Bankr. Form 10.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 08,2008, LexisNexis #1108-021