Bar News - May 21, 2014
US Bankruptcy Court Opinion Summaries
Note: The full text of the opinion below will be available on the Bankruptcy Court’s website.
Department of Employment Security v. Searle (In re Searle), 2014 BNH 006, issued April 10, 2014 (Deasy, J.) (not for publication) Determining that overpayment of unemployment compensation benefits was a nondischargeable debt under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2)(A); under the totality of the circumstances the Court determined that the debtor obtained these benefits with fraudulent intent and that the Department of Employment Security justifiably relied of the debtor’s periodic certifications of earnings in disbursing unemployment benefits.