In re Swiggert

Ruling: 
Case dismissed for lack of good faith where debtor had no assets, limited income and lack of realistic opportunity for reorganization.
Procedural posture: 
A creditor of a bankruptcy debtor was pursuing a civil action against the debtor in state court when the debtor filed his chapter 11 bankruptcy petition which stayed the action. The creditor moved to dismiss the debtor's case for lack of good faith.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 10,2012, LexisNexis #1012-059