9th Circuit Clarifies Awards of Appellate Attorney’s Fees in Sanctions Case

9th Circuit Clarifies Awards of Appellate Attorney’s Fees in Sanctions Case

The Ninth Circuit recently ruled that Section 362(k) of the Bankruptcy Code allows an award of attorney’s fees when the debtor successfully defends or challenges a judgment for violation of the automatic stay.  In Easley v. Collection Serv. of Nev., No. 17-16506, 2018 U.S. App. LEXIS 35857, at *3 (9th Cir. Dec. 20, 2018), the Ninth Circuit Court of Appeals reversed the judgment of the District Court.

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