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Stay Lifted In H&R Block, Jackson Hewitt False Ad Row

Law360, New York (August 9, 2011, 5:26 PM EDT) -- A Delaware bankruptcy judge on Monday lifted a stay that had put a stop to a Lanham Act false advertising fight between rival tax preparers Jackson Hewitt Tax Service Inc. and H&R Block Inc., the same day the judge confirmed Jackson Hewitt's plan to exit Chapter 11.

U.S. Bankruptcy Judge Mary F. Walrath lifted an automatic bankruptcy stay allowing Kansas City, Mo.-based H&R Block's parent, HRB Tax Group Inc., to conduct discovery and pursue its counterclaims to judgment in a New York federal court action brought...
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