Debtors and “pulling teeth”

July 18, 2013

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51 BankruptcyRules that require debtor to surrender property to trustee, and to cooperate with trustee, contemplate a certain degree of willingness; persuading debtor to fulfill those obligations should not be like pulling teeth, and trustee should not be required to hound debtor into doing so.
In re Mrozinski, 489 B.R. 818, (Bankr. N.D. Ind. 2013)
Suggested by Barbara A. Bozonie, Principal Attorney Editor; Thomson Reuters