The Supreme Court announced today that it will be handing down its opinion in Miller v. Bank of America, no. S149178, on Monday at 10:00 a.m. When it is posted, the opinion will be available at this link: Miller v. Bank of America, ___ Cal.4th ___ (Jun. 1, 2009).
The case raises UCL and CLRA claims in the following context:
Does California law, which provides that a bank account into which public benefit funds or Social Security payments have been electronically deposited is exempt from attachment and execution, prohibit a bank from exercising its right to setoff as to charges—such as overdraft fees and insufficient fund fees—arising out of use of that same account?