Mele v. Mele (In re Mele)

Ruling: 
Debt resulting from breach of marital trust relationship was nondischargeable on grounds of fiduciary defalcation.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff creditor filed a complaint against defendant chapter 13 debtor requesting that various divorce-related debts be declared nondischargeable pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 523(a)(2)(A), (a)(4), (a)(5), (a)(6), and (a)(15). The debtor moved for summary judgment on the § 523(a)(4) and (a)(5) claims. The creditor cross-moved for summary judgment on the § 523(a)(4) claim and withdrew the § 523(a)(5) claim.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 08,2013, LexisNexis #0413-051