Bartel v. Walsh (In re Bartel)

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Seizure of debtor's financial records as part of criminal proceeding did not violate stay.
Procedural posture: 
Appellant debtor sought review of a decision of the Bankruptcy Court for the District of Massachusetts, which granted the motion of defendants, a district attorney for Bristol County, and a police officer, for summary judgment. The debtor had alleged civil rights violations, violation of the automatic stay under 11 U.S.C.S. § 362, and abuse of process.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 04,2009, LexisNexis #0609-131