In re Bicker

(Bankr. N.D. Ind. Aug. 10, 2015)

The bankruptcy court grants in part the motion to restrict access to filings with personally identifiable information. The court finds that the motion fails to comply with Bankruptcy Rule 9013, which requires motions to state both the relief sought and the grounds therefore with particularity. The court states that “particularity is not the same thing as verbosity.” The motion fails to state exactly which pleading the movant is asking to redact. The court quotes a Seventh Circuit opinion: “Judges are not like pigs, hunting for truffles buried in briefs.” Opinion below.

2015-08-10 – in re bicker

Author: Matt Lindblom