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R.I. Supreme Court Holds Bankruptcy Court Orders Granting Relief From Stay Are Res Judicata Respecting Superior Court Action Challenging Foreclosure

The Rhode Island Supreme Court has held that orders entered in two bankruptcy  proceedings granting relief from stay to permit a foreclosure sale to proceed and then finding that the sale was valid were res judicata with respect to a subsequent action the mortgagor filed in Superior Court seeking a declaration that the sale was void and that he owned the property.