In re Hawkins

Ruling: 
Court deemed that debtor need only make colorable claim of receiving credit counseling to assert jurisdiction and impose automatic stay.
Procedural posture: 
The court previously entered an order to show cause why debtor's case ought not be dismissed for failure to obtain credit counseling prior to the petition date, as required to satisfy the requirements of 11 U.S.C. § 109(h).
Issue: 
ABI Membership is required to access the full summary of In re Hawkins. Please sign in if you are already an ABI member, or otherwise you may Become an ABI Member