Feb 24, 2023 | Politics

Supreme Court Makes Big 9-0 Ruling

Supreme Court Makes Big 9-0 Ruling

The Supreme court in a 9-0 ruling decided a woman in California could not use the United States bankruptcy code protection in order to avoid paying a debt that was made fraudulent by her partner.

The Supreme Court ruled Kate Bartenwerfer still had to pay a $200,000 debt that stemmed from her husband David’s fraudulent activity.

The code has been mostly used as a loophole for one partner to avoid paying a debt.

It appears now the Supreme Court has closed that loophole for good.

If someone is a honest victim of fraudulent activity due to their partners misdeeds it appears that person is just out of luck now.

CNBC had these details to add:

The Supreme Court in a unanimous decision Wednesday ruled that a California woman could not use…

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