Denial of Discharge

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Should I Give My Stuff Away Before Bankruptcy?

Giving grandma the car, the kids the keys to the bungalow in Hawaii or putting Uncle Joe on title to the stock certificate is never a good idea for someone considering filing for bankruptcy.  While giving stuff to family members may seem innocent enough, it is something that can come back to haunt a debtor.  This

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Denial of Bankruptcy Discharge a Serious Matter

The bankruptcy court is generally reluctant to deny discharge to an honest debtor.   In citing several 9th Circuit Court of Appeals cases that repeat a pithy quote, Judge Randall Dunn states: “A denial of a discharge is an act of mammoth proportions, and must not be taken lightly. In light of this gravity, this Court and