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Dismissal for Failure to Prosecute: Debtor’s Bankruptcy Appeal Tossed for Delay by Eleventh Circuit

Posted in Bankruptcy, Debt and Judgment Collection, Student Loans

As creditors’ counsel, we have often faced debtors who file bankruptcy simply to delay and frustrate the collection process.  A recent case out of the Eleventh Circuit typifies the no-nonsense attitude that bankruptcy and appellate judges take with debtors who attempt to use the Bankruptcy Code as a vehicle for delay. In 2009 a pro… Continue Reading