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Bankruptcy & Insolvency Law - Proceedings - Practice and procedure - Effect on other proceedings - Stays - Contempt

Thursday, September 29, 2016 @ 8:00 PM  

Appeal by the defendant, Houghton, from a procedural ruling regarding a contempt motion brought by the plaintiff, Walchuk. In 2011, the plaintiff obtained a monetary judgment against the defendant. The defendant subsequently failed to attend an examination in aid of execution. In 2014, the motion judge issued an order compelling the defendant to attend for examination with specified documents. On the day prior to the examination, the defendant made an assignment in bankruptcy. The defendant attended the examination and, rather than bringing the specified documents, brought...