Of Counsel Elizabeth Stephens authored an article published by the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI) Consumer Bankruptcy Committee Newsletter titled, “Turnover of Repossessed Property After Fulton: Some Practical Considerations.” Ms. Stephens discusses the Supreme Court’s decision that mere retention of estate property after the filing of a bankruptcy petition does not violate Section 362(a)(3). She further examines the decision and its ramifications to both debtors and creditors in matters of repossessed property in Chapter 13 cases.
Read the full article here.
The ABI is the nation’s largest association of bankruptcy professionals, founded in 1982. The association is made up of over 12,000 members, including attorneys, auctioneers, bankers, judges, lenders, professors, turnaround specialists, accountants and more. ABI provides congressional leaders and the general public with non-partisan reporting and analysis of bankruptcy regulations, laws and trends.
Ms. Stephens serves as managing attorney of Sullivan Hill’s Las Vegas office. She practices in the area of insolvency and bankruptcy, primarily representing trustees and creditors in consumer bankruptcies. She is also an experienced appellate lawyer, having successfully litigated before the Ninth Circuit, the Ninth Circuit Bankruptcy Appellate Panel, courts of the District of Nevada and the Supreme Court of the State of Nevada, as well as the State of Wisconsin.
About Sullivan Hill:
Sullivan Hill has provided efficient, aggressive and responsive legal representation for more than 50 years. The firm provides full service representation to clients in a variety of industries with an emphasis in insolvency, construction disputes, insurance coverage, real estate, business disputes, civil litigation, and transactional matters. The firm has offices in San Diego and Las Vegas.