Md. Appeal Won't Breach Stay In Jackson Hewitt Ch. 11

Law360, Wilmington (July 08, 2011, 9:11 PM ET) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Friday allowed Maryland to appeal a decision that put Jackson Hewitt Tax Services Inc. outside the reach of the state's lending laws, finding that the appeal did not violate the automatic stay in the tax preparer's Chapter 11 case.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mary F. Walrath permitted the state to move forward with an appeal to the Maryland Court of Appeals, rejecting Jackson Hewitt’s argument that the appeal did not qualify for an exemption from the automatic stay that permits enforcement of...
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