In re McComber

Ruling: 
Debtor could amend schedule to claim homestead exemption.
Procedural posture: 
A chapter 7 debtor sought to amend his schedules to add a Massachusetts homestead exemption, Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 188, § 1. The trustee objected, arguing that the amendment should be denied because it was sought in bad faith and, if it was allowed, it should not be interpreted to include a contiguous parcel of land not mentioned in the declaration of homestead.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 12,2010, LexisNexis #0210-102