§ 111

In re Tillimon

On its own motion, a court considered whether the requirement in 11 U.S.C.S. § 111 regarding a chapter 7 debtor's completion of a course in personal financial management should be waived and whether a discharge should be entered.
Ruling: 
Personal financial management course waived due to debtor's personal involvement in case and general business acumen.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 10,2011, LexisNexis #0611-001

In re Roeung

A debtor filed for relief under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. The petition was dismissed and the debtor did not receive a discharge pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 727(a)(11) because the debtor did not complete the required financial management course as described in 11 U.S.C.S. § 111. The debtor sought to reopen the proceedings.
Ruling: 
Court refused to reopen case dismissed due to debtor's failure to complete required financial management course absent reasonable explanantion.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 14,2008, LexisNexis #0608-108
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