11th Circuit: Debtor's Appeal Dismissed For 'Indifference' And 'Dilatory Conduct'

11th Circuit: Debtor's Appeal Dismissed For 'Indifference' And 'Dilatory Conduct'

ATLANTA - A panel of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 2 ruled that a debtor's refusal to comply with bankruptcy court orders, as well as his failure to prosecute his appeal at the district court level, demonstrated "indifference;" therefore, his appeal was properly dismissed (Walter Jesse Lawrence Jr. v. Educational Credit Management Corporation, No. 12-16032, Chapter 7, 11th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 13510).

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