The ethics prosecution of one of New Jersey’s busiest bankruptcy lawyers, Eric Clayman, raises the question of whether it’s common practice — or used to be — for bankruptcy lawyers to be less than candid in Chapter 13 petitions.

The Disciplinary Review Board voted 5-2 to censure Clayman, of Audubon’s Jenkins & Clayman, for trying to get more favorable treatment for a client by filing a Chapter 13 petition that misrepresented and omitted facts.

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