Nelson Keys & Keys P.C. v. Hudson (In re Hudson)

Ruling: 
Attorneys' fees awarded to debtor's former spouse in custody proceeding were nondischargeable.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff creditor, the law firm that represented defendant debtor's former spouse in a paternity/support proceeding, filed an adversary proceeding seeking a determination that its debt was nondischargeable. The issue was whether attorney fees incurred in the law firm's representation of the former spouse and which the debtor was ordered to pay were nondischargeable under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(5). The law firm moved for summary judgment.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 27,2007, LexisNexis #0108-008