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In re Banner

Ruling: 
Attorneys sanctioned for agreeing to represent a chapter 13 debtor in filing and then abandoning their representation without notice to the debtor and permission of the court.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 02,2016, LexisNexis #0616-140

Heritage Realty Assocs. Corp. v. First Citizens Bank (In re Heritage Realty Assocs. Corp.)

Ruling: 
Debtor's attorney sanctioned for objectively unreasonable allegations in avoidance proceeding.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on June 02,2016, LexisNexis #0616-139

Worrell v. Emigrant Mortg. Co. (In re Worrell)

Ruling: 
Debtor's  counsel  sanctioned  for  contesting  valid  foreclosure  sale  that  took  place  when  the  automatic stay was not in effect.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 09,2016, LexisNexis #0616-034

Robbins v. Barbour (In re Futreal)

Ruling: 
Counsel sanctioned for improperly splitting fees pursuant to a sham agreement in attempt to avoid fee sharing disclosure obligations.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 05,2016, LexisNexis #0616-035

Kelleher v. Natl Asset Loan Mgmt. (In re Shelbourne N. Water St. L.P.)

Ruling: 
Debtor's principal and counsel sanctioned for filing frivolous adversary proceeding.
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on April 28,2016, LexisNexis #0516-140

Hoover v. Jones (In re Jones)

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court abused its discretion in sanctioning creditor's counsel for filing motion for stay relief and adversary proceeding.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 03,2016, LexisNexis #0316-140

In re Alonso

Ruling: 
Creditor sanctioned for filing an amended proof of claim three months before plan completion and frivolous motions that followed.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 17,2016, LexisNexis #0316-070

In re Gianasmidis

Ruling: 
Sanctions not warranted against debtor's former attorneys where contested motion to stay was not frivolous.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 11,2016, LexisNexis #0316-034

In re Arden

Ruling: 
Sanctions against debtor's attorney for alleged false representations during oral argument not warranted.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 28,2016, LexisNexis #0216-140

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