In re Smith

Ruling: 
Court lacked jurisdiction to rule on loan modification agreed to by chapter 13 debtor and creditor.
Procedural posture: 
The debtors filed for relief under chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code. The debtors filed an assented emergency motion for approval of loan modification of an existing mortgage loan.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on July 23,2009, LexisNexis #0809-132