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 373 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
Disclosure Statement Filed by OFFICIAL COMMITTEE OF UNSECURED CREDITORS (related documents(s)  Voluntary Petition (Chapter 11) filed by Debtor ROMAN CATHOLIC BISHOP OF HELENA, MONTANA, A MONTANA RELIGIOUS CORPORATION SOLE (DIOCESE OF HELENA)). (Attachments: # (1) Exhibit A – First Amended Plan of Reorganization # (2) Plan – Exhibit A – Allocation Plan # (3) Plan – Exhibit B Settlement Agreement Release and Policy Buyback # (4) Plan – Exhibit C Settlement Agreement BuyBack of Policies, Release, and Covenants # (5) Plan Exhibit D Pro-Forma Financial Statements # (6) Plan – Exhibit E Trust Agreement # (7) Plan Exhibit F Deposit and Loan Fund Trust Agreement # (8) Plan – Exhibit G Future Tort Claim Proof of Claim # (9) Plan – Schedule 2.38(a) Deposit and Loan Fund Loans # (10) Plan – Schedule 2.38(b) Deposit and Loan Trust Book Values # (11) Plan – Schedule 2.39 Diocese Parties # (12) Plan – Schedule 2.40 Diocese Entities # (13) Plan – Schedule 2.69 Placid Enterprises, LLC Loan Agreement # (14) Exhibit B – Disclosure Statement Approval Order # (15) Exhibit C – Liquidation Analysis)(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.