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Anonymous Messages Calling the Debtor a Philanderer Isn’t a Stay Violation

Harassing a former lover isn’t an automatic stay violation.

First Circuit Liberally Interprets the Police and Regulatory Stay Exception

The appeals court reviews the ‘totality of the circumstances’ when government action has elements of both regulatory enforcement and furtherance of the state’s pecuniary interest.
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Holding Impounded Cars Still Might Violate the Automatic Stay, Seventh Circuit Says

Seventh Circuit says that Fulton left open the question of whether holding an impounded car violates Sections 362(a)(4) or (a)(6).
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Fourth Circuit Seems to Give the Government a Pass for Violating the Stay

Fourth Circuit expands federal government’s setoff rights under the Treasury Offset Program.
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Statutory Basis for Permanent Injunctions in Chapter 15 Explained by Judge Barnes

The statutory basis for permanent relief under today’s chapter 15 was found in former Section 304, which chapter 15 superseded.

Pennsylvania District Judge Holds that FLSA Suit Is Not Halted by Automatic Stay

Splitting with the Sixth Circuit, Pittsburgh district judge rules that a FLSA suit falls within the ‘police and regulatory’ exception to the automatic stay.

Seventh Circuit Primed to Take on a Circuit Split on Automatic Stay Termination

District judge in Indiana holds that the automatic stay only ends as to the debtor’s property after a repeat filing, not also as to estate property.

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