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Dekhtyar v. Chernyavsky (In re Dekhtyar)

Summarizing by Bradley Pearce

Jakubaitis v. JPMorgan Chase Bank, N.A. (In re Jakubaitis)

Case Type:
Consumer
Case Status:
Affirmed
Citation:
CC-18-1069-FLS (9th Circuit, Mar 07,2019) Not Published
Tag(s):
Ruling:
The error in granting relief from the automatic stay was harmless because the discharge injunction left creditor free to enforce its in rem rights against debtor's car without seeking permission from the court.
Procedural context:
Debtor filed chapter 7 petition in 2013. Debtor received discharge in 2014. Chase requested relief from the automatic stay in 2018. Bankruptcy court granted the motion for relief.
Facts:
Debtor owned a car, which was subject to Chase's purchase money lien.
Judge(s):
Faris, Lafferty, Spraker

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