In an action by a Chapter 7 debtor alleging that the bankruptcy trustee and her agents breached a contract that was entered into during the course of the underlying bankruptcy case and was directly related to the administration of bankruptcy estate assets, dismissal of the complaint is affirmed where: 1) the bankruptcy court had subject matter jurisdiction over plaintiff's state law breach of contract claim; and 2) the bankruptcy court's approval of the acts plaintiff alleged breached the contract entitled the defendants to derived quasi-judicial immunity.
Argued and Submitted November 3, 2009
Filed December 21, 2009
Opinion by Judge Bea
Manuel Corrales, Jr., Law Office of Manuel Corrales, Jr., San Diego, CA