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Lawyer's busy schedule no excuse for late filing (access required)

Where a debtor missed the appeal deadline due to his lawyer's busy trial schedule and a calendar error that delayed a meeting, the debtor cannot file a late notice of appeal, a bankruptcy court in Richmond has ruled. These circumstances were not "excusable neglect," the standard bankruptcy judges apply when granting a filing extension. The court said ...

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