Ruhl v. HSBC Mortg. Servs.

Pre 2005-Act: 
Pre 2005-Act
Ruling: 
Debtors could not contest interest on mortgage arrears that they themselves proposed to pay in their confirmed plans.
Procedural posture: 
Appellant chapter 13 debtors challenged decisions of the bankruptcy court for the Eastern District of Wisconsin, which granted appellee lenders'motions to dismiss the debtors'adversary proceedings on the grounds that their claims were barred by the principle of finality embodied in 11 U.S.C.S. § 1327(a). The cases were consolidated on appeal.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on December 23,2008, LexisNexis #0209-033