In re Thomas

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Order confirming the debtors'plan was vacated, and sanctions were imposed on the debtor 's counsel based on intentional misrepresentations of the debtor 's tax liability that constituted fraud.
Procedural posture: 
Bankruptcy debtors'chapter 13 plan provided for payment of the debtors'federal tax liability and the plan was confirmed, but the government subsequently filed a proof of claim for substantially greater tax liability. The debtors stipulated to the claim, and the bankruptcy court considered whether debtors and their counsel intentionally misrepresented the debtors'tax liability.
Issue: 
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