Another One Bites the Dust? Debtor Attorneys Sanctioned for Objections

By Professor Michaela White

Nancy Rapoport, known to our members as Ms. Ps and Qs, Professor of Law and Acting Dean at the University of Nevada, William S. Boyd School of Law has filed an amicus brief along with local counsel, George Castrataro, in an appeal currently pending in the U.S. District Court for the Southern District of Florida.  According to the brief, the issue is whether “a debtor’s lawyer may file a schedule of debts that describes a claim as noncontingent, liquidated and undisputed, and later ask the bankruptcy court to strike that creditor’s claim

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