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Filling in the Blank Defining Breaches of Contract Excepted from Discharge as Willful and Malicious Injuries to Property Under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(6), Washington and Lee Law Review, Vol. 67 No. 2


One day, Leslie walks into her local attorney's office and declares that she wants to start a sole proprietorship selling shoes.

Unfortunately, due to a teenage spending habit, Leslie does not have enough money to start the business on her own. Leslie needs funding and wants to know the legal consequences of taking out a loan. Because of the current state of the economy, Leslie is concerned about what would happen if her shoe business failed. Would she still need to pay back the loan?

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