Claims Litigation: Understanding and Successfully Navigating Claim Objections in Bankruptcy Part II of II

By: Alexandra O. Caval, Staff Attorney for Chapter 13 Trustee Kathleen McCallister, Meridian, ID

GROUNDS FOR OBJECTIONS
11 U.S.C. §502(b) lists the nine exclusive grounds for disallowance of a claim.1 To the extent that all or part of a claim falls within any of the nine grounds, upon proper objection, the claim is not allowed and therefore is not allowed to participate in the distribution of assets.

1. §502(b)(1) – CLAIM UNENFORCEABLE AGAINST THE DEBTOR

A. Affirmative Defenses

11 U.S.C. §502 . . .

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