Pyatt v. Brown

Ruling: 
Funds drawn on by prepetition checks cashed postpetition would properly recovered from payees not by turnover by debtor.
Procedural posture: 
Appellee chapter 7 trustee filed a motion seeking to require appellant chapter 7 debtor to turn over assets in a bank account pursuant to 11 U.S.C. § 542(a), which assets covered checks that the debtor wrote prepetition, but which checks were cashed postpetition. The debtor appealed after the Bankruptcy Court for the Eastern District of Missouri granted the trustee's motion.
Issue: 
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