Delaware diocese paid $16 million in legal fees for bankruptcy
Catholic World News - August 14, 2014
The Diocese of Wilmington, Delaware, paid nearly $16 million in legal fees and other costs for the bankruptcy case it filed in 2009, the Associated Press reports.
Most of the expenses for the bankruptcy case-- more than $12 million-- were lawyers' fees and expenses. The diocese emerged from bankruptcy protection in 2011 after a settlement that paid $77 million to victims of sexual abuse.
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