Gordy v. Stafford (In re Gordy)

Ruling: 
Debtor's former spouse was not liable for alleged stay violations by divorce attorney.
Procedural posture: 
Chapter 7 debtor filed a complaint against defendant, an attorney who represented his ex-wife in a divorce proceeding, alleging that she violated the automatic stay, 11 U.S.C.S. § 362, in connection with a contempt action against him in state court. The debtor amended his complaint to join his ex-wife as a defendant. His ex-wife moved to dismiss pursuant to Fed. R. Civ. P. 12(b)(6) and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 7012.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 12,2013, LexisNexis #0413-075