Opinions

Effective January 1, 2017, Orders in the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Georgia designated by the Court as "opinions" will be transmitted to the Government Publishing Office (GPO) and made available to the public at no cost.  To view these opinions, click HERE to be transferred to GPO site.

Orders designated as Opinions and issued between January 1, 2004 and December 31, 2016 are maintained on this website. Many of these Opinions are not intended for publication and are so designated. Each entry includes the style of the matter, the case number, the date entered on the docket, and a short parenthetical expression of the issue(s) raised. The most recent opinions appear first.

You can narrow your search by judge and/or year below.  You can also use the search feature above to search by name, word, or phrase. The single opinions are in PDF text format and may be searched for word, phrase, or date by using “Control F,” the Windows search function available in any Windows application.

(debtor’s motion to recuse denied)
NOT INTENDED FOR PUBLICATION

(Extension of Time, Rules 4004 &4007)

Honorable Paul W. Bonapfel

(11 U.S.C 544(a)(3) strong-arm power and equitqable interest in property)

Honorable W. H. Drake Jr.

Judge James E. Massey (Retired)

Motion for sanctions against pro se plaintiff granted pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 9011 because complaint had no factual or legal basis, was therefore frivolous and plaintiff knew it.  Sanctions imposed totaled $23,798.00
NOT INTENDED FOR PUBLICATION

Debtor's application to employ his counsel to prosecute pending lawsuit constituiting property of Chapter 7 estate under section 541 denied.
NOT INTENDED FOR PUBLICATION

Plaintiff's motion for default judgment awarding attorney's fees under O.C.G.A § 13-6-1 denied for lack of proper factual allegations, assuming section was even applicable.
NOT INTENDED FOR PUBLICATION

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