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In re McComber

A chapter 7 debtor sought to amend his schedules to add a Massachusetts homestead exemption, Mass. Gen. Laws ch. 188, § 1. The trustee objected, arguing that the amendment should be denied because it was sought in bad faith and, if it was allowed, it should not be interpreted to include a contiguous parcel of land not mentioned in the declaration of homestead.
Ruling: 
Debtor could amend schedule to claim homestead exemption.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on January 12,2010, LexisNexis #0210-102

In re Wunderlich

Following the court's denial of a chapter 7 debtor's claimed property exemptions under New Hampshire law, the debtor pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1009(a) amended Schedule C to claim property exempt under New York law. A creditor filed an objection.
Ruling: 
Former bankruptcy attorney not allowed to amend schedules due to evidence of bad faith.
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In re Harris

A debtor who filed for bankruptcy relief under chapter 7 sought to amend his claim of exemptions under Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1009(a) to list certain assets as exempt. However, a creditor and the trustee objected to both the valuation of those assets and to their exemption.
Ruling: 
Debtor could not amend schedules to claim exemptions for property that had been intentionally concealed.
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