Judge Lafferty

In re Nada

Pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 362(k), the debtor filed a motion for damages against the State Board of Equalization based on a willful violation of the stay. The Board opposed the motion.
Ruling: 
Postpetition collection on prepetition tax did not violate stay where debtor no longer had interest in funds on petition date.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 03,2011, LexisNexis #1111-004

McGrath v. Navarez (In re Navarez)

Plaintiff landlord filed a complaint against chapter 7 debtors, seeking a determination that certain alleged damages to a house that she rented to the debtors were nondischargeable under 11 U.S.C.S. § 523(a)(6).
Ruling: 
Debtor tenants' purposeful, wrongful acts causing discharge to landlord's property resulted in nondischargeable debt.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 07,2011, LexisNexis #0811-090

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