The government doesn’t violate the automatic stay by refusing to reinstate a driver’s license suspended for failure to pay traffic fines, Judge Surratt-States says.
Split deepens regarding failure to return a repossessed auto as an automatic stay violation.
Rooker-Feldman applies only if the state proceedings have ended before the federal suit is filed, Eleventh Circuit says.
A supersedeas bond and a cash deposit are interchangeable in terms of the rights of a judgment creditor, Judge Sacca says.
Expiration of a lien is tolled anytime the automatic stay precludes enforcement of a judgment.
Circuit splits over trademarks and the automatic stay are contenders for resolution in the Supreme Court.
Circuit split is widening on whether inaction can be a violation of the automatic stay.
Appeals court insinuates that denial of a lift-stay motion without prejudice is not appealable.
Where the courts are split for lack of specific statutory authority, Judge Robert Jones finds discretion to allow conversion from chapter 12 to chapter 11.
A creditor was allowed to keep a voluntary, post-petition payment on a pre-petition debt that the debtor made with non-estate property.