Bankruptcy No. 96-30992DAS, Adversary Nos. 97-0250DAS, 97-1060DAS.

213 B.R. 922 (1997)

In re Daniel G. KASAL, Debtor. Ruth K. CASEY, Trustee, Plaintiff, v. Daniel G. KASAL, Defendant. Marguerite F. KASAL, Plaintiff, v. Daniel KASAL, Defendant.

United States Bankruptcy Court, E.D. Pennsylvania.

October 21, 1997.

Attorney(s) appearing for the Case

Michael H. Kaliner, Fairless Hills, PA, for Debtor.

Brian Cochran, Chadds Ford, PA, for Plaintiff.

Gloria Satriale, Chester Springs, PA, trustee.

Brendan Sherman, Philadelphia, PA, for Trustee.

William J. Litvin, West Chester, PA, for Marguerite F. Kasal in other matters.

Frederic Baker, Ass't. U.S. Trustee, Philadelphia, PA, U.S. Trustee.


DAVID A. SCHOLL, Chief Judge.


The above-referenced proceedings arising out of the instant Chapter 7 bankruptcy case present interesting questions regarding the duties of a bankruptcy judge when receiving potentially meritorious, but poorly prosecuted, challenges to a Chapter 7 debtor's general bankruptcy discharge. We conclude that, in light of a debtor's presumptive right to a discharge, we can only consider...

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