Collier in the Courts: Lopez v. Dep’t of the Treasury of the Commonwealth of P.R. (In re Lopez), 492 B.R. 595 (Bankr. D.P.R. 2013) (Apr. 26, 2013)

Collier on Bankruptcy was cited in this recent decision:

Collier on Bankruptcy sections cited (accessible by lexis.com subscribers):

3 Collier on Bankruptcy ¶ 362.03

3 Collier on Bankruptcy ¶ 362.05

Lexis.com subscribers can view the enhanced version of Lopez v. Dep’t of the Treasury of the Commonwealth of P.R. (In re Lopez)

LexisNexis Overview: Although the Puerto Rico Treasury Department violated the automatic stay that was imposed pursuant to 11 U.S.C.S. § 362(a) [an annotated version of this statute is available to lexis.com subscribers]   when a debtor declared Chapter 13 bankruptcy, by demanding payment of tax liability from the debtor postpetition, punitive damages could not be awarded because of the bar contained in 11 U.S.C.S. § 106(a)(3) [annotated version].

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