On December 12, 2014, a disclosure statement with respect to a plan of reorganization or liquidation was filed in the bankruptcy case of Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 374 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Joint Motion for Approval Order (A) Approving Disclosure Statement; (B) Establishing Procedures for Solicitation and Tabulation of Votes to Accept or Reject the Plan, Notice of Hearing and Right to Object Filed by Creditor Committee OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS, Debtor ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOP OF HELENA, MONTANA, A MONTANA RELIGIOUS CORPORATION SOLE (DIOCESE OF HELENA) (related documents(s)  Disclosure Statement filed by Creditor Committee OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – Disclosure Statement Approval Order # (2) Exhibit B – Notice of Disclosure Statement Approval and Confirmation Hearing # (3) Exhibit C – Ballots # (4) Exhibit D – Notice of Non-Voting Status) (ANDERSON, BRUCE)
Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on January 31, 2014. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Montana. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 14-60074. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Ralph Kirscher. The law firm of Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana in the bankruptcy case.