Movant v. Thornton (In re Thornton)

Ruling: 
Ineligibility of debtor for discharge did not mandate dismissal.
Procedural posture: 
The U.S. Trustee filed a motion to dismiss a joint debtor pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 707(a) on the grounds that he was not eligible to receive a discharge under 11 U.S.C.S. § 727(a)(8).
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 12,2012, LexisNexis #0812-058