N.J. Lawyers Fund for Client Prot. V. Fornaro (In re Fornaro)

Ruling: 
Bankruptcy court abstained from adversary proceeding counterclaim not related to debtor's case.
Procedural posture: 
Debtor filed for relief under chapter 7 of the Bankruptcy Code, exempted her home and tax refund from her estate, and was granted a discharge. Plaintiff lawyer's fund filed a complaint to lift the automatic stay and for a turnover, and the fund successfully obtained a turnover. The debtor counterclaimed for fraud.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 12,2009, LexisNexis #0509-024