Judge Dismisses Woman’s Suit Over Ownership Of Property For Restitution

Mealey's (September 7, 2016, 8:50 AM EDT) -- MADISON, Wis. — A federal judge in Wisconsin on Sept. 1 dismissed a woman’s lawsuit against the federal government over ownership of property that may be used to satisfy her husband’s restitution obligations after being found guilty for insurance fraud, holding that the government is immune from the proceedings (Catherine Henricks v. United States of America, No. 16-cv-101, W.D. Wis.; 2016 U.S. Dist. LEXIS 118005).

(Opinion available. Document #20-160923-001Z.)

U.S. Judge Barbara B. Crabb of the Western District of Wisconsin ruled that she lacked jurisdiction over...
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