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Sternberg v. Johnston

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
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.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 01,2009, LexisNexis #1009-134