11th Circuit Affirms Bad Faith Ruling For Debtor Who Filed To Avoid Paying Debt

11th Circuit Affirms Bad Faith Ruling For Debtor Who Filed To Avoid Paying Debt

ATLANTA - A panel of the 11th Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on June 26 affirmed a bankruptcy court's ruling and held that a debtor who filed his bankruptcy to avoid paying a state court judgment against him had filed his petition in bad faith (Craig Piazza v. Nueterra Healthcare Physical Therapy LLC $(In Re: Craig Piazza$), No. 12-12899, Chapter 7, 11th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 13072).

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