In re Barkany

Ruling: 
Attorney whose firm represented the president of a company to which debtor loaned money was a disinterested party and could serve as chapter 7 trustee.
Issue: 
Whether a permanent trustee elected under 11 U.S.C.S. § 702 had to be a disinterested person and, if so, whether the election candidate for permanent trustee in the instant case was disinterested and was free of any disabling conflict of interest.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 29,2015, LexisNexis #0116-127