Zavala v. Wells Fargo Bank (In re Zavala)

Ruling: 
Bank's hold on debtor's accounts and request to trustee for instructions did not violate stay.
Procedural posture: 
Defendant bank filed a motion to dismiss chapter 7 debtors' complaint, which alleged that the bank violated the automatic stay, 11 U.S.C.S. § 362(a)(3), when it refused to disburse monies owed by the bank for two prepetition demand amounts in which the debtors asserted an exemption.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 08,2011, LexisNexis #0311-007