In re Matthews

Ruling: 
Case filed by power of attorney ordered dismissed unless supplemental evidence of debtor's condition and knowledge of the filing.
Issue: 
Is a power of attorney (POA) (general or specific) acceptable to allow one human being to act for another in filing and prosecuting a bankruptcy case, and, if legally acceptable, are there factual circumstances that might sometimes make it problematic.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 22,2014, LexisNexis #0914-074