On December 22, 2015, a motion for authority to enter into a transaction which is outside the ordinary course of business was filed in the bankruptcy case of Diocese of Duluth and its affiliates.
The filing was assigned docket number 27 and is described on the court’s official docket as follows:
MOTION FOR AUTHORIZING THE PAYMENT OF CERTAIN PRE-PETITION CLAIMS OUTSIDE THE ORDINARY COURSE OF BUSINESS filed by Diocese of Duluth . An affidavit or verification, Memorandum of law, Proof of service, Proposed order. Hearing scheduled 1/28/2016 at 10:00 AM at Courtroom 8 West, 8th Floor, 300 S 4th St, Minneapolis, Judge Robert J. Kressel. (Heidi MNBM) (Entered: 12/22/2015)
Diocese of Duluth filed for bankruptcy protection, or had an involuntary bankruptcy petition filed against it, on December 7, 2015. The bankruptcy case is pending before the United States Bankruptcy Court for the District of Minnesota. The case number for the lead bankruptcy case is 15-50792. The bankruptcy case is currently assigned to United States Bankruptcy Judge Robert Kressel. The law firm of Elsaesser Jarzabek Anderson Elliott & Macdonald, Chtd. is acting as lead bankruptcy counsel to Diocese of Duluth in the bankruptcy case.