Croft v. Lowry, et al., No. 13-50020 (5th Cir. 2013)Annotate this Case
Appellant was involved in two lawsuits with appellees and both lawsuits resulted in sanctions against him and an award of attorney's fees in favor of appellees. After appealing, appellant filed a voluntary petition for relief under Chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code. At issue was whether defensive appellate rights were considered property under Texas law. The court affirmed the district court's determination that defensive appellate rights were property under Texas law and saleable by the bankruptcy estate.
The court issued a subsequent related opinion or order on January 20, 2014.