The Automatic Stay

By Kristen A. Koo, Esq., Senior Staff Attorney for Jan P. Johnson, Chapter 12 and Chapter 13 Trustee

The Automatic Stay. Depending on which side you represent, this phrase can mean relief or hassles. However if you are not familiar with the ins and outs of the Bankruptcy Code, it can also mean lots of confusion. The rules governing the automatic stay can be found in 11 U.S.C. §3621 and in my code book, cover about 15 pages of information which is probable the longest code section in the Bankruptcy Code . . .

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