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Duty of Reasonable Inquiry does not include Bankruptcy Search

Duty of Reasonable Inquiry does not include Bankruptcy Search

  • November 17th, 2010
  • W. Jay Brown
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Like many attorneys, I’ve experienced the uncomfortable feeling of being blindsided by a previously unknown fact that a client should have told me being raised in litigation. The recent opinion issued by the Michigan Court of Appeals in Food Solutions…

Bankruptcy Discharge of Litigation Debts

Bankruptcy Discharge of Litigation Debts

  • January 22nd, 2010
  • W. Jay Brown
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An understanding of whether a debt is dischargeable in bankruptcy is essential to a business and commercial litigator for at least three reasons – – (1) to structure the claims being brought in the complaint; (2) to evaluate the credibility…