Critical Case Comment – In re Weisel, 400 B.R. 457 (Bankr. W.D. Pa. 2009) (Judge Thomas P. Agresti)

In re Weisel, 400 B.R. 457 (Bankr. W.D. Pa. 2009) (Judge Thomas P. Agresti)

A utility is not obligated to seek relief from the automatic stay or obtain court approval before terminating service to a Chapter 13 debtor as a result of the failure of the debtor to make utility payments post-petition.

Summary of the Case

The Weisels filed a Chapter 13 petition in October 2006, disclosing an obligation to Dominion Peoples Gas Company . . .

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