Nesse v. United States (In re USProtect Corp.)

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court had jurisdiction over trustee's claim that United States forfeiture action against debtor's bank account was subject to stay.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff bankruptcy trustee brought an adversary proceeding against defendant United States seeking a declaration that the government's forfeiture action against a bank account of a bankruptcy debtor was subject to the automatic bankruptcy stay. The government moved to dismiss the complaint for lack of jurisdiction.
Issue: 
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Commercial case opionion summary, case decided on July 10,2008, LexisNexis #0908-127