Bar News - July 16, 2014
US Bankruptcy Court Opinion Summary
Note: The full text of the opinion below will be available on the Bankruptcy Court’s website.
In re Gambale, 2014 BNH 007, issued June 19, 2014 (Harwood, C.J.) (unpublished) (sustaining in part and overruling in part the debtor’s objection to his former wife’s claim arising from the couple’s divorce action, finding that a portion of the claim was entitled to priority status under 11 U.S.C. § 507(a)(1) as it constituted a “domestic support obligation” within the meaning of 11 U.S.C. § 101(14A) and finding that the remainder of the claim did not fall within the definition of a “domestic support obligation” as the obligation was not in the “nature of alimony, maintenance, or support”).