High Court Seeks SG's Opinion In Ch. 13 Dispute

Law360, New York (June 15, 2009, 12:00 AM EDT) -- The U.S. Supreme Court has asked the solicitor general to weigh in on a dispute over how bankruptcy courts should decide how much money Chapter 13 debtors must pay unsecured creditors each month after reorganizing their debt.

The high court issued its invitation to Solicitor General Elena Kagan on Monday without setting a deadline for the brief.

The case — which was distributed in late May for Thursday's conference — marks the latest bid by Chapter 13 Trustee Jan Hamilton to overturn a Kansas bankruptcy court's...
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