Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility
Don't miss
Home / Opinions / Courts / 8th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals / Bankruptcy: Discharge – Imputed Fraud – Partnership

Bankruptcy: Discharge – Imputed Fraud – Partnership

Where debtors filed for bankruptcy after failing to pay their bill for an event held at a hotel, discharge of the husband’s debt to the hotel is reversed and remanded because there was substantial evidence of a partnership between the husband and wife and that both were involved in planning the event, and the evidence also showed that the husband co-owed a relevant trust  and knew or should have known of his wife’s fraud. 

Judgment is reversed and remanded.

Treadwell v. Glenstone Lodge, Inc. (Case No. 10-1499 – 16 pages) (U.S. Court of Appeals, 8th Circuit, Riley, J.) Appealed from U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, 8th Circuit (Lee J. Viorel III, Springfield, argued for appellant) (Kenneth Reynolds, Springfield, argued for appellee).

Click here to read the full opinion.

http://www.ca8.uscourts.gov/opns/opFrame.html