11th Circuit Rules Debtor Must Pay Child Support Despite Bankruptcy Filing

11th Circuit Rules Debtor Must Pay Child Support Despite Bankruptcy Filing

ATLANTA - A panel of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 6 ruled that collateral estoppel and res judicata do not preclude a state department of revenue from pursuing, post-bankruptcy, a claim for nondischargeable child support obligations from a debtor (State of Florida, Department of Revenue v. Michael Davis (In Re: Michael Davis),  No. 11-15040, Chapter 13, 11th Cir.; 2012 U.S. App. LEXIS 11398).

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