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In re Withrow

An attorney filed a motion for a stay pending appeal to the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the First Circuit (BAP) of an order, which sanctioned him for violating Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011 and 11 U.S.C.S. § 707(b)(4)(C) and (D) and ordered that sum paid to the chapter 7 trustee within 30 days.
Ruling: 
Debtor's attorney denied stay pending appeal of sanctions for misrepresentations in debtor's statements and schedules.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 25,2008, LexisNexis #0808-130

In re Withrow

The court issued an order requiring the attorney for a chapter 7 debtor to show cause why he should not, pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011(c)(1)(B), be sanctioned on account of alleged misrepresentations, omissions, and errors in the debtor's bankruptcy schedules, Statement of Financial Affairs, and Rebuttal of Presumption of Abuse.
Ruling: 
Debtor's attorney sanctioned for failure to meet obligations to review schedules and resolve or explain contradictions and inconsistencies.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 03,2008, LexisNexis #0708-129

Nosek v. Ameriquest Mortg. Co. (In re Nosek)

The court issued an order to show cause why sanctions should not be imposed under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9011 for apparent misrepresentations as to the status of a lender as the holder of the note and mortgage at issue in the case. The order was directed at the lender, the law firm that served as its local law firm, three of its attorneys, the law firm that served as its national law firm, one of its attorneys, and the existing mortgage holder.
Ruling: 
Lender and counsel sanctioned for misrepresentation of status with regard to note and mortgage.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 25,2008, LexisNexis #0608-035