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

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.
Debtor sanctioned for failure to respond to interrogatories related to claim it had alleged was false.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 16,2009, LexisNexis #0309-029