United States Ninth Circuit

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In Re Rick H. Reynolds, 12-60068

Reversing the decision of the Bankruptcy Appellate Panel following the California Supreme Court's opinion answering a certified question regarding whether the creditors of the beneficiary of a spendthrift trust may reach the trust distributions and holding that the bankruptcy estate is entitled to the full amount of distributions due to be paid as of the date of the bankruptcy petition, but not any portion needed for support or education as long as the trust so specifies.

Appellate Information

  • Decided
  • Published 2017/08/15




  • United States Ninth Circuit