IN THE UNITED STATES DISTRICT COURT FOR THE WESTERN DISTRICT OF PENNSYLVANIA
January 25, 2012
UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, PLAINTIFF,
NEAL A. SANDERS AND LINDA SANDERS, DEFENDANTS.
The opinion of the court was delivered by: Judge Cathy Bissoon
Consistent with Defendants' Suggestion of Bankruptcy (Doc. 13), the Court has confirmed that Defendants have filed a Voluntary Petition under Chapter 11 of the United States Bankruptcy Code. See In re Sanders, Bankr. Pet. No. 12-20174 (Bankr. W.D. Pa.). Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. ' 362, the claims against Defendants are STAYED, and this case is ADMINISTRATIVELY CLOSED. Lehman v. Revolution Portfolio L.L.C., 166 F.3d 389, 392 & n.3 (1st Cir. 1999) ("[w]e endorse the judicious use of administrative closings by district courts . . . . to await the lifting of the automatic stay imposed by the Bankruptcy Code"); accord Penn West Assocs., Inc. v. Cohen, 371 F.3d 118, 128 (3d Cir. 2004) (citing with approval rationale in Lehman).
IT IS SO ORDERED.
Cathy Bissoon United States District Judge
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