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SINDLER v. BRENNAN, G028817

A petition in bankruptcy creates an automatic stay of all judicial proceedings against the debtor, and judicial proceedings in violation of the automatic stay are void, thus the trial court had no power to dismiss a case under Code of Civil Procedure section 473.

Appellate Information

  • Decided 01/31/2003
  • Published 01/31/2003

Judges

Court

  • California Court of Appeal

Counsel

  • For Appellant:
  •  Silverstein & Huston, Steven A. Silverstein and Mark W. Huston, Orange, for Plaintiff and Appellant.

  • For Appellees:
  • Pivo, Halbreich, Cahill & Yim, Eva S. Halbreich and William J. Mall, Irvine, for Defendants and Respondents.
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