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In re Sacko

Debtor filed a petition under chapter 13 and a plan for repaying his creditors which, inter alia, proposed to cure a delinquency on his residential mortgage. An agent that serviced the debtor's mortgage filed a claim asserting that a company that held that mortgage had a secured claim in the amount of $ 51,766 and was owed $ 19,363.69 in pre-petition arrearages. The debtor filed an objection to the claim.
Ruling: 
Debtor's objection to late filed proof of claim upheld in part so that claim for prepetition mortgage arrearage was allowed in reduced amount.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 17,2008, LexisNexis #1208-029

In re Barnes

A creditor filed a motion to file a claim after the claim's bar date in a debtor's chapter 13 bankruptcy case.
Ruling: 
Late proof of claim could be filed due to lack of proper notice.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on June 10,2008, LexisNexis #0808-055