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In Reciprocity States, the Court Must Rule on Contract Issues to Shift Fees, Circuit Says

Even if a dischargeability suit is based on a contract, the winner is not entitled to fee-shifting if the court rules on noncontract issues.

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Case Details

Case Citation

Curtis v. Bank of the West (In re Curtis), 21-55850 (9th Cir. May 6, 2022)

Case Name

Curtis v. Bank of the West (In re Curtis)

Case Type

Business
Court