Smith v. Oak Grove Util. Co. LLC (In re Smith)

Ruling: 
Debtor sanctioned for failure to respond to interrogatories related to claim it had alleged was false.
Procedural posture: 
Plaintiff chapter 13 debtor sued defendant creditor, alleging that the acceleration of the debtor's postpetition obligations for the remaining term of a declaration for deferred water and sewer charges was a gross violation of the 11 U.S.C.S. § 362(a) automatic stay, and that the creditor's proof of claim was false, fraudulent, and not a valid debt. The creditor moved to compel discovery and for discovery sanctions.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 16,2009, LexisNexis #0309-029