In In re Chastagner, Ch. 7 Case No. 12-11488, 2013 Bankr. LEXIS 3240,(Bankr. S.D. Ga. August 8, 2013) (click here for .pdf of opinion), Judge Barrett, in a thorough discussion of Georgia title pawn law, held that a Chapter 7 debtor cannot avoid a lien on a vehicle pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §522(f).  Further, because… Continue Reading