On January 29, 2015, a motion for the appointment of a chapter 11 trustee or an examiner was filed in the bankruptcy case of Bate Land & Timber, LLC and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 319 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Emergency Motion to Appoint Trustee, Or In The Alternative Motion to Convert Chapter 11 Case to Chapter 7 (Fee Paid) filed by Trawick H Stubbs Jr. on behalf of Bate Land Company, LP Responses due by 2/3/2015. (Stubbs, Trawick)
Bate Land & Timber, LLC filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on July 26, 2013. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of North Carolina . The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 13-04665. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Stephani Humrickhouse. The law firm of Oliver Friesen Cheek, PLLC is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Bate Land & Timber, LLC in the bankruptcy case.