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Branigan v. Bateman (In re Bateman)

In a consolidated appeal, appellant chapter 13 trustee appealed the order of the District Court for the District of Maryland affirming both the bankruptcy court's denial of his motion to dismiss the chapter 13 petition of a single debtor and its confirmation of his chapter 13 plan and the bankruptcy court's orders denying his motion to dismiss the chapter 13 petition of joint debtors and likewise confirming their chapter 13 plan.
Ruling: 
Debtor could file second chapter 13 case more than two years after first filing even though not eligible for discharge.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 04,2008, LexisNexis #0208-128