Bankruptcy Contested Matters: Won by Showing Up

Sometimes bankruptcy litigation is won by simple persistence.   As Woody Allen says “80% of success is showing up”.   Two instances this week where being ready and willing to have a hearing on a disputed issue resulted in victory before the hearing. In my case, I had a marginal set of facts in a […]

Bankruptcy Procedure Question? Ask a Clerk

The  bankruptcy judge ordered me to get the signature of an absent party on the written version of the order just made from the bench.  So, what to do when that party was unwilling to sign? When the judge signed the order anyway, opposing counsel complemented me on knowing how to deal with the problem. […]