In re Barlas

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Court deemed that creditor's counsel did not violate discharge injunction by serving debtor with deposition subpoena since creditor was entitled to depose debtor as witness and information requested was relevant to dischargeability issues.
Procedural posture: 
A bankruptcy debtor was granted a discharge subject to a determination of the nondischargeability of a potential debt to a creditor who had a lawsuit pending in which the debtor was a named defendant prior to her bankruptcy. The debtor moved for sanctions against the creditor's counsel for violating the bankruptcy stay by serving the debtor with a deposition subpoena in the lawsuit.
Issue: 
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