In re ONeal

Ruling: 
Attorney disbarred for personal use of escrow funds denied relief from stay to pursue contempt proceeding in probate court.
Procedural posture: 
The moving creditor, a disbarred attorney who formerly represented the debtor's brother in probate litigation, sought relief from the automatic stay imposed by 11 U.S.C. § 362(a), so he could continue a contempt proceeding pending in a probate court. The debtor filed an objection.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 27,2007, LexisNexis #0108-002