From the Editor – Attorney Sanctioned

By The Honorable William Houston Brown (Retired)

Attorney sanctioned for filing identical schedules in two cases without updating financial information. The same attorney represented a debtor in two cases filed sixteen months apart, but the attorney filed essentially identical schedules in both cases, violating Rule 9011 by failing to make reasonable inquiry before filing the second case. The schedules in the second case ignored claims that had been filed in the first case, and other schedules established lack of reasonable inquiry. The sanction included no administrative expense claim, order to pay $1,000 to the Chapter . . .

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