Meredith v. Roberts (In re Roberts)

Ruling: 
Chapter 13 case dismissed with prejudice due to debtor's failure to disclose spouse's income.
Procedural posture: 
Debtor filed a petition under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code in 2011, and after his case was converted to one under chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code, the court confirmed the debtor's chapter 13 plan. The chapter 13 trustee moved for an order dismissing the debtor's case after he learned that the debtor failed to disclose approximately $20,000 in income that was earned by his wife. The court held a hearing on the trustee's motion.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 24,2013, LexisNexis #0313-100