In re Albert-Sheridan

Case Type:
Consumer
Case Status:
Affirmed
Citation:
BAP No. CC-18-1222-LSF (9th Circuit, Apr 11,2019) Not Published
Tag(s):
Ruling:
Debtor's sanctions and costs ordered paid by the California Supreme Court as a condition of reinstatement of her law license were nondischargeable.
Procedural context:
Debtor filed for chapter 13 relief. Bankruptcy court converted her chapter 13 case to chapter 7. Debtor brought an adversary proceeding. Debtor sought, among other things, a declaration that sanctions and costs ordered paid by the California Supreme Court as a condition of reinstatement of her law license were dischargeable. Bankruptcy court concluded that sanctions and costs were nondischargeable under section 523(a)(7).
Facts:
Debtor was a licensed attorney in California. Debtor was suspended.
Judge(s):
Lafferty, Spraker, Faris

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