Aguiluz v. Bayhi (In re Bayhi)

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Contempt order reversed as debtor's spouse's attempt to enforce contribution claim on nondischargeable student loan debt did not violate discharge injunction.
Procedural posture: 
The District Court for the Middle District of Louisiana, affirming a bankruptcy court, vacated a state court judgment, enjoined further state court litigation, and held appellant ex-husband in contempt, pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 524(a), for attempting to enforce contribution from appellee debtor ex-wife in connection with an outstanding student loan. The ex-husband appealed.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 16,2008, LexisNexis #0608-062