How To Manage Incompetent, Unprepared, and Negligent Bankruptcy Counsel

Previously the Emeritus Trustees (“ETC”) were asked to comment on “How to Manage Unprofessional and Discourteous Attorneys”. We now turn to ETC to share their collective wisdom when addressing the issues raised by incompetent, unprepared, and negligent bankruptcy counsel.

Chapter 13 Trustees are required to administer cases in accordance with the duties set forth in 11 U.S.C. Sec. 1302 and the Handbook for Chapter 13 Trustees, Chapter 3. (Handbook October 1, 2012). These duties include a requirement to screen . . .

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