Court’s Power to Sanction

February 7, 2012

  • 51 Bankruptcy
  • 51II Courts; Proceedings in General
  • 51II(C) Costs and Fees
  • 51k2182 Grounds and Circumstances
  • 51k2187 k. Frivolity or Bad Faith; Sanctions.

51 BankruptcyCourt’s inherent power to sanction is not a broad reservoir of power, ready at the imperial hand, but a limited source, an implied power squeezed from need to make the court function.
In re Pastran, 2011 WL 5835726 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. Nov. 21, 2011)
Suggested by Barbara A. Bozonie, Principal Attorney Editor, Westlaw