American Servicing Co. v. Schwartz-Tallard, No. 12-60052 (9th Cir.)

Posted by NCBRC - January 27, 2015

Type: Amicus
Date: January 23, 2015
Description: Whether a debtor can obtain an award of attorney fees under section 362(k) for prosecuting stay violation. Seeking to overturn Sternberg v. Johnston, 595 F.3d 937 (9th Cir. 2010).
Result: Judgment affirmed, August 29, 2015, Petition for rehearing filed September 12, 2014; En banc decision affirming judgment of BAP and overturning Sternberg.

Schwartz-Tallard opinion

Schwartz-tallard NACBA 9th Jan 2015

Schwartz Tallard 9th Cir En banc opinion