Impact of Supreme Court’s Decision on § 523(a)(2)(B)

By William H. Brown, Brown and Ahern (Nashville, TN)

11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2)

(a) A discharge under section 727, 1141, 1228(a), 1228(b), or 1328(b) of this title does not discharge an individual debtor from any debt—

(2) for money, property, services, or an extension, renewal, or refinancing of credit, to the extent obtained by--

(A) false pretenses, a false representation, or actual fraud, other than a statement respecting the debtor's or an insider . . .

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