Thomason v. Chestatee Cmty. Assn (In re Thomason)

Compensatory damages and attorneys' fees awarded for creditor's violation of stay by sending letters of suspension of privileges for unpaid association fees.
Procedural posture: 
A chapter 7 debtor filed a motion for damages and sanctions under 11 U.S.C.S. § 362(k) for violation of the automatic stay by a creditor. The debtor alleged that the creditor violated the stay by, inter alia, sending a written notice of suspension of amenity privileges in the form of a letter to the debtor for unpaid homeowner's association fees.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 05,2013, LexisNexis #0613-079