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Bankruptcy: Adversary Proceeding – Permissive Abstention – Forum Shopping

Stabler v. Beyers (MLW No. 59911/Case No. 09-6024 - 11 pages) (U.S. Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, Venters, B.J.) Where a bankruptcy court dismissed an adversary proceeding brought by debtors who claimed a creditor's collection attempts violated a discharge injunction, the court's decision to abstain is affirmed based on the court's application of collateral estoppel and permissive abstention, ...