Keeler v. Abramowitz (In re Abramowitz)

Judgment for cutting down trees on creditor's property was not based on willful or malicious conduct and did not give rise to nondischargeable debt.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff creditors filed a complaint against defendant chapter 7 debtor seeking a determination that a debt owed to them by the debtor was not dischargeable pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 523(a)(6). The debt arose from a state court judgment that found the debtor liable to the creditors for a violation of Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 242, § 7, which prohibited willful trespass to trees.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on February 18,2010, LexisNexis #0410-122