In re Obie

Ruling: 
Debtors' objection to creditor's postpetition, preconfirmation attorneys fees included in proof of claim sustained.
Procedural posture: 
Bankruptcy debtors' confirmed chapter 13 plan provided for retention of the debtors' residence, regular monthly payments to the mortgage creditor, and an additional monthly amount to cure an arrearage. The debtors objected to the creditor's proof of claim to the extent that the claim for the arrearage included attorney fees incurred for services rendered between the filing of the debtors' bankruptcy petition and plan confirmation.
Issue: 
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on November 24,2009, LexisNexis #1209-118