Wright v. Vanderbilt Mortg. & Fin. Inc.

Ruling: 
Debtor lacked standing to pursue previously unscheduled prepetition cause of action.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff debtor filed an amended adversary complaint against defendants, her mortgage lender, its law firm, and related parties for, among other claims, willful violation of the automatic stay. The debtor had not scheduled any of her prepetition causes of action anywhere in her bankruptcy papers. The defendants filed a motion to dismiss under Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7012.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 30,2009, LexisNexis #1209-065