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Sternberg v. Johnston

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Finding of stay violation affirmed but remanded for redetermination of damages.
Procedural posture: 
Appellee debtor filed a chapter 11 bankruptcy petition and filed an adversary proceeding against appellants, including his ex-wife's attorney, alleging that they willfully violated the automatic stay under 11 U.S.C.S. § 362. On remand, the bankruptcy court found in favor of the debtor and awarded damages, attorney fees, and costs. The United States District Court for the District of Arizona affirmed. Appellants sought review.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 01,2009, LexisNexis #1009-134