§ 524(a)

Bentley, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor did not violate the discharge injunction by not releasing a lien as the creditor'sconduct was not objectively coercive. (Bankr. E.D. Ky.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 02,2019, LexisNexis #1119-092

Laudato, In re

Ruling: 
Discharge injunction not violated as the posting of charges on website had no intent tocoerce or harass the debtors into paying the debt. (Bankr. N.D. Ohio)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 17,2019, LexisNexis #1119-009

Sterling, In re

Ruling: 
Court erred in failing to hold creditor in contempt for his lawyers’ violation of the dischargeinjunction despite the creditor's knowledge of the discharge order. (7th Cir.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on August 13,2019, LexisNexis #1019-037

Cantin, In re

Ruling: 
No stay and discharge violations occurred where creditors' participation in the state courtcriminal prosecution did not indicate bad faith. (Bankr. S.D. Fla.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 30,2019, LexisNexis #0819-039

Jones, In re

Ruling: 
Creditor's failure to release a judgment lien violated the discharge injunction as it causedother parties to refuse to proceed with the property sale unless debtor agreed to a reducedpurchase price. (Bankr. E.D. Ky.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 28,2019, LexisNexis #0819-009

Kirby v. 21st Mortg. Corp.

Ruling: 
Summary judgment in favor of creditor was affirmed as the post-discharge communicationsdid not improperly coerce or harass the debtor in paying the discharged debt in violation ofdischarge injunction. (B.A.P. 1st Cir.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on May 14,2019, LexisNexis #0719-090

Buchanan, In re

Ruling: 
Discharge order did not immunize debtor from complying with state and local zoningregulations. (Bankr. D. Ariz.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on April 30,2019, LexisNexis #0719-035

Brown, In re

Ruling: 
Debtor's motion for contempt granted where creditor received notice of the discharge orderbut refused to stop the garnishment until it received the motion for contempt. (Bankr. N.D.Miss.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 24,2019, LexisNexis #0919-063

Evans, In re

Ruling: 
Relief requested for violation of the automatic stay was denied as each offending call occurredafter the discharge order was entered. (Bankr. S.D. Ala.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on March 12,2019, LexisNexis #0519-034

Kirby, In re--Kirby v. 21st Mortg. Corp.

Ruling: 
Defendant's motion granted where the written communications did not objectively constitutecoercive or harassing actions and was not a violation of the discharge injunction. (Bankr. D.Me.)
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 26,2018, LexisNexis #0818-012

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