On January 23, 2015, an order regarding the motion/application for approval of a settlement pursuant to rule 9019 was filed in the bankruptcy case of Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 426 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
ORDER APPROVING FORM AND MANNER OF NOTICE (INCLUDING PUBLICATION NOTICE) REGARDING INSURANCE SETTLEMENT, RELEASES, AND POLICY BUYBACKS WITH GREAT AMERICAN INSURANCE COMPANY Re: (VERBAL STIPULATION MADE IN COURT ON 01/14/15) Signed on 1/23/2015. (Attachments: # (1) EXHIBIT A SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT # (2) EXHIBIT B PLAN # (3) EXHIBIT C WRITTEN NOTICE # (4) EXHIBIT D PUBLICATION NOTICE # (5) EXHIBIT A-1 GENERAL ALLOCATION PLAN # (6) EXHIBIT A-2 PROVINCE ALLOCATION PLAN # (7) EXHIBIT B SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, RELEASE AND POLICY BUYBACK # (8) EXHIBIT C # (9) EXHIBIT D # (10) EXHIBIT E # (11) EXHIBIT F # (12) EXHIBIT G # (13) EXHIBIT H # (14) EXHIBIT I # (15) EXHIBIT J # (16) SCHEDULE 2.38(a) # (17) SCHEULE 2.38(b) # (18) SCHEDULE 2.39 # (19) SCHEDULE 2.40 # (20) SCHEDULE 2.71) (Palmer, Mary)
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.