Judge Restarts Wilmington Diocese Bankruptcy

Law360, New York (September 3, 2010, 4:57 PM EDT) -- With mediation efforts stalled, a judge has set normal proceedings back in motion in the Catholic Diocese of Wilmington Inc. bankruptcy case and extended the debtor’s deadline for removing sexual abuse cases against diocese priests from state courts to the district court.

Judge Christopher Sontchi of the U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the District of Delaware lifted a general stay that had severely limited the motions nondebtor parties could file in the case in the interests of protecting negotiations to settle the 147 sexual abuse cases that...
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