In re Blue Pine Group – Attorney Sanctions for Improper Filing

The Bankruptcy Appellate Panel for the Ninth Circuit (9th Circuit BAP) issued its decision in In re Blue Pine Group, — B.R. –, 2011 WL 4482127 (B.A.P. 9th Circuit 2011).  This decision affirmed the bankruptcy court’s decision imposing sanctions on Debtor’s counsel, David J. Winterton and Associates, in the amount of $109,528 for an improper corporate chapter 7 filing. This … Continue reading »

Should I File Bankruptcy: How Much Are Your Really Paying?

The decision to file bankruptcy is always tough.  One of the hardest parts is figuring out how much you’re actually going to get out of the bankruptcy.   There are many people who can just barely handle their monthly bills, and they’re trying to hold off bankruptcy as long as they can.  What they may not realize is that just holding … Continue reading »