September 01, 2017

When Bankruptcy Intervenes : The Pros and Cons of Bankruptcy Court Jurisdiction

The pros and cons of bankruptcy court jurisdiction.

David J. Richardson

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Bankruptcy, like death and taxes, is a concept few wish to consider until there is no other option. But in some litigation, the consideration of bankruptcy is forced on the parties when one of the litigants—most often a defendant who expects to lose at trial—files a petition in bankruptcy court on the eve of trial and removes the litigation to bankruptcy court.

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