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Firm’s post-petition control over garnished funds violates stay (access required)

Where a law firm continued to exercise control over garnished funds after receiving notice of the debtor’s bankruptcy filing, it violated the automatic stay. The debtor was awarded attorneys’ fees, but because she did not suffer damages and the firm’s actions were not an egregious violation of the stay, she was not awarded compensatory or ...