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Case Shows How Taggart Tilted the Scale Toward Lenders Accused of Contempt

An ambiguous demand letter violated the discharge injunction, but the lender was not held in contempt in light of Taggart.

BAP Opinion Shows How Taggart Changes the Outcome of Contempt Motions

Ninth Circuit BAP says that payment of a secured claim in full automatically terminates the underlying lien, even if the plan doesn’t say so explicitly.
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Stay Annulment Is Ok Just to Avoid Liability for Willful Stay Violation

The debtors didn’t have a great case for a stay violation after filing six chapter 13 petitions and living rent-free for five years.
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