Wednesday May 27, 2020

Gorse Hill O'Donnells have bankruptcy temporarily extended

Couple allegedly failed to cooperate with official assignee, court hears

18th July, 2016
Brian O'Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia O'Donnell were declared bankrupt in 2013, with debts of over 70m Pic: Rollingnews.ie

The High Court has temporarily extended the bankruptcy of ex-solicitor Brian O'Donnell and his wife Mary Patricia O'Donnell.

It was granted on the basis the couple allegedly failed to cooperate with the official assignee Chris Lehane and delayed two and a half years, until March 2016, in providing a statement of affairs. Opening Lehane's affidavit, barrister Eddie Farrelly said the only excuse the O'Donnells' had offered for the delay was the same as that used...

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