5th Circuit: Bankruptcy Court Did Not Abuse Discretion; Dismissal Was Proper

5th Circuit: Bankruptcy Court Did Not Abuse Discretion; Dismissal Was Proper

NEW ORLEANS - A panel of the Fifth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on April 16 ruled that a bankruptcy court did not abuse its discretion in dismissing a debtor's case after he failed to make payments on the approved Chapter 13 plan (Donald Mallory Jr. v. William E. Heitkamp (In the Matter of Joel Donald Mallory Jr.), No. 11-20192, Chapter 13, 5th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 7575).

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