Hermosilla v. Hermosilla (In re Hermosilla)

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Debtor sanctioned for frivolous appeal of finding that debt based on domestic assault was nondischargeable.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff former spouse of defendant bankruptcy debtor obtained a judgment of nondischargeability of a debt for willful and malicious injury based on domestic assault. Upon remand from the U.S. District Court for the District of Massachusetts, the bankruptcy court considered attorney fees as a sanction for the debtor's frivolous appeal and sanctions under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011 for the debtor's baseless arguments in the bankruptcy court.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 01,2011, LexisNexis #0711-070