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Wednesday judge Stephen roads really set the stage for how all this bankruptcy case is going to move forward.
He made it clear what it concentrates bankruptcy eat is the boss he is the one who make decisions and they're still a lot of important decisions that need to remain.
-- -- -- These Detroit firefighters spent their day off -- federal court fighting to protect benefits thousands of city workers and retirees were promised.
Benefits that are now on the table.
This is fire spreads we do not pay into Social Security.
And we worked years for -- for us and our families I don't know what -- expect us to do after the I thought this was gonna happen and I was not -- to have my parents in the count on them maybe -- in -- stay here for nineteen years -- Nineteen years and years.
Now one -- Wednesday was the first of what will most likely be many showdowns between Detroit and its creditors as the city moves through bankruptcy.
Attorney for the city of Detroit asked the court.
To freeze all the lawsuits challenging Detroit's -- to bankruptcy and Wednesday afternoon judge Stephen erodes granted -- wish.
Fox two legal analyst Charlie Langston was in the courtroom today.
It's -- -- to stop no lawsuit against the city the city doesn't that make.
Payments that type of thing as far as -- -- litigation goes for the city obviously we're pleased that mean this clears the -- so that we can proceed.
An orderly fashion with the the bankruptcy proceedings and -- -- -- trade but union leaders say this battle is just getting started.
I declaratory judgment that was issue about.
A judge actually -- the other day still remains intact and so we're where we weren't we came in the bill so melted.
-- at that point but what has changed is judge roads made it clear when it comes to Detroit bankruptcy.
He is the one who makes the decisions and state courts will no longer being involved and -- Wednesday's ruling may create a clear process going forward.
It is not necessarily a win for the city because there -- a lot of important questions that have yet to be answered.
Basically every argument could be made in the bankruptcy court is just delayed it's not denied.
And that goes for pension rights it goes to whether or not -- -- do you file for bankruptcy all of those issues are still on the table.
When did you expect.
That there'll be more details.
When it comes to pensions health -- other things like that that's gonna have to come out in the process you know of the court process in the calendar there's going to be laid out.
By judge throws.
Now it's right and it's creditors will be backing court August 2 that's when the judge will lay out the schedule.
And the next big question is whether Detroit is even eligible to file for bankruptcy.
In downtown Detroit I'm Alexis -- box to name.
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