In re Pearce

Ruling: 
Court declined to sanction creditor that purchased claims from original creditor for filing proofs of claim.
Procedural posture: 
Debtor filed a petition under chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code and objected to four claims that were filed against her bankruptcy estate. The court sustained the debtor's objection to three of the four claims and took under advisement the question of whether one of the creditors should be sanctioned for filing its proof of claim.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on October 01,2008, LexisNexis #0109-098