Taggart v. Lorenzen (18-489)

October, 2018

The U.S. Supreme Court on June 3 ruled unanimously (9-0) in the case of Taggart v. Lorenzen (No. 18-489) that a court may hold a creditor in civil contempt for violating a discharge order if there is no fair ground of doubt as to whether the order barred the creditor’s conduct.

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Click here to read Bill Rochelle's full analysis of the opinion.

ABI Media Teleconference: 
Oral Arguments Date: 

April 24, 2019.

Oral Arguments Date: 
Wednesday, April 24, 2019
Certiorari Granted Date: 
Friday, January 4, 2019