U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of California News

San Francisco attorney disbarred following years of alleged vexatious litigation

By Karen Kidd | Oct 11, 2017

San Francisco attorney Demas W. Yan has been disbarred by the California State Bar after being found culpable in more than two dozen charges of misconduct after years of vexatious litigation, according to a state bar filing.

California bankruptcy court rules that five debtors infringed upon creditors' rights to object

By Tara Mapes | Oct 18, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO -- Five California debtors made modifications to their Chapter 13 bankruptcy model plans that violate the bankruptcy code, according to a bankruptcy court in California.

Photographer alleged to have not provided wedding photos

By Wadi Reformado | Jul 11, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – A San Francisco lawyer has filed a suit against his wedding photographer.

Bitcoins continue to challenge legal definitions

By Vanessa Van Voorhis | Mar 29, 2016

SAN FRANCISCO – A federal judge recently entered a ruling on how a crypto currency will be viewed in bankruptcy court, but at least one journalist covering the digital financial world said the non-tangible nature of bitcoins continues to challenge legal definition.

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