Purauant to General Order 5-2006, effective for all cases filed after July 1, 2006, the Court has established the procedure that must be followed to request dismissal pursuant to Section 521(i). Notably, it must be accompanied by a statement that counsel has personally reviewed the docket and every page of every document filed in the case, and specify each item of missing information.
For a discussion of the debtor’s duties and the potential liability of the debtor’s lawyer for not filing the appropriate documents, click here.
For a case wherein the Court held that dismissal was not mandatory, see In re Grasso.