Critical Case Comment

By Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Middle District of Tennessee (Nashville)

A debt obligation for a penalty resulting from fraud can be both a debt under § 523(a)(2) and § 523(a)(7) and the obligation is excepted from discharge in a Chapter 13 case. (Siler) Andrews v. Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency, 891 F.3d 245 (6th Cir. May 29, 2018)

Case Summary

Two cases were consolidated for argument and decision, both of which dealt with the Michigan Unemployment Insurance Agency and Chapter 13 debtors.

Priscilla Andrews obtained unemployment . . .

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