On January 28, 2015, an order regarding the motion for authority to sell assets of the estates pursuant to section 363 of the Bankruptcy Code was filed in the bankruptcy case of Roman Catholic Bishop of Helena, Montana and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 438 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
AMENDED Order APPROVING SETTLEMENT AGREEMENT, RELEASES AND POLICY BUYBACKS WITH AMERICAN HOME, CATHOLIC MUTUAL, FIREMAN’S FUND, MONTANA INSURANCE GUARANTY ASSOCIATION, ONEBEACON, AND TRAVELERS, INCLUDING THE SALE OF INSURANCE POLICIES FREE AND CLEAR OF LIENS, CLAIMS, ENCUMBRANCES, AND OTHER INTERESTS (Related Doc # ) Signed on 1/28/2015. (Fortune, Cindy)
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.