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Honorable David L. Bissett

Paugh, Jr. v. Graham (In re Paugh, Jr.), Adv. Proc. No. 22-ap-0006 (Bankr. N.D.W. Va. Feb 6, 2023)
Date: 02/06/2023

The court grants, in part, the Plaintiff’s motion for summary judgment on his complaint for willful violation of the stay under 11 U.S.C. § 362(k). In that regard, there is no material dispute as to the Defendant’s liability based upon her actions regarding her garnishment of the Chapter 7 Plaintiff-Debtor’s post-petition wages. The court set a subsequent hearing to determine damages.

Graham v. Paugh, Jr. (In re Paugh, Jr.), Adv. Proc. No. 22-ap-00008 (Bankr. N.D.W.Va. Feb, 6, 2023)
Date: 02/06/2023

The court determines that the Plaintiff’s state court judgment against the Defendant is non-dischargeable: the Plaintiff meets her burden of proof under 11 U.S.C. § 523(a)(2)(A). The Defendant misrepresented himself as a licensed Contractor.