Understanding the Criminal Exception to the Automatic Stay | Practical Law

Understanding the Criminal Exception to the Automatic Stay | Practical Law

A Practice Note describing the criminal exception to the automatic stay under section 362(b)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code. This Note addresses the scope of the exception, examples of criminal actions and proceedings excepted from the stay, including restitution, and the process for seeking the criminal exception to the automatic stay.

Understanding the Criminal Exception to the Automatic Stay

Practical Law Practice Note w-032-4797 (Approx. 12 pages)

Understanding the Criminal Exception to the Automatic Stay

by Practical Law Bankruptcy & Restructuring
MaintainedUSA (National/Federal)
A Practice Note describing the criminal exception to the automatic stay under section 362(b)(1) of the Bankruptcy Code. This Note addresses the scope of the exception, examples of criminal actions and proceedings excepted from the stay, including restitution, and the process for seeking the criminal exception to the automatic stay.