Tate v. Bolen, 08-60953
The dismissal of Debtors' bankruptcy petition for abuse is reversed, where Debtors should have been allowed to deduct a transportation ownership deduction under the plain language of 11 U.S.C. section 707(b), even though they had no loan or lease payment on their vehicle.
- Decided 06/30/2009
- Published 06/30/2009
- W. EUGENE DAVIS, Circuit Judge:, Before REAVLEY, DAVIS and BENAVIDES, Circuit Judges.
- United States Fifth Circuit
- For Appellant:
- Mary Schillesci McPherson (argued), McPherson & McPherson, Poplarville, MS, for Appellants.
- For Appellees:
- Christopher James Steiskal, Office of U.S. Trustee, Jackson, MS, P. Matthew Sutko (argued), David Isaac Gold, U.S. Dept. of Justice, Executive Office of U.S. Trustee, Washington, DC, for Appellee.