Grabbing the Brass Ring: A Discharge in Consumer Bankruptcies

New Jersey Lawyer Magazine


Wilentz Shareholder and Co-Chair of the firm’s Banking and Financial Services group David H. Stein defines and discusses discharge and eligibility issues for those seeking bankruptcy protection. Mr. Stein delves into the recent United States Supreme Court decision of Lamar, Archer & Cofrin, LLP v. Appling and the subsequent finding that statements of financial condition must be in writing, offering take away points from the case as well as applying the court findings to dischargeability of debt in bankruptcy proceedings.

This article was originally published in the February 2019 issue of New Jersey Lawyer Magazine, a publication of the New Jersey State Bar Association, and is reprinted here with permission.