Bloomberg Law
Jan. 14, 2021, 12:54 PMUpdated: Jan. 15, 2021, 1:21 AM

Girardi Is ‘Incompetent,’ His Brother Tells Bankruptcy Court (1)

Holly Barker
Holly Barker
Legal Reporter

Thomas Girardi’s brother, Robert Girardi, asked a federal judge on Wednesday to appoint him guardian ad litem for purposes of bankruptcy proceedings in federal court, claiming that the famed plaintiffs’ attorney currently lacks the cognitive capability to handle his legal and financial troubles.

Unsecured creditors who filed a Chapter 7 involuntary bankruptcy petition against law firm Girardi Keese were granted default relief Wednesday, after the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Central District of California said it received no response from Girardi, “timely or at all.”

The guardian ad litem request, which was accompanied by a motion for additional time to ...

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