Case Conclusion Date:January 1, 2012
Practice Area:Bankruptcy / Debt
Outcome:Small business (our client) filed adversary proceeding/lawsuit for fraud against debtor. Discharge Denied: 727 Fraud
Description:Small business client filed adversary complaint on behalf of corporate client alleging 11 USC 727 claims for fraud. Opposing party/debtor hired four separate lawyers/law firms during the course of litigation (including two bankruptcy-specialty law firms in Los Angeles, CA). Corporation prevailed, denial of discharge and judgment for plaintiff (including award of attorney fees). Corporate client defeated motion to convert to Chapter 13; motion to convert to Chapter 11; and won federal bankruptcy court judgment for client, including award of attorney fees and costs.