Ira v. Engle (In re Engle)

Ruling: 
Dischargeability proceeding filed by group of creditors dismissed where each properly had separate causes of action.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff individual and representative creditors sued defendant chapter 11 debtor, seeking a declaration that certain debts were nondischargeable under 11 U.S.C.S. § 523, as well as a denial of discharge under 11 U.S.C.S. § 727. The debtor moved to dismiss the complaint, strike the creditors' exhibits, and for Fed. R. Civ. P. 11 sanctions. The creditors moved for leave to amend their complaint.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 17,2008, LexisNexis #0209-044