From the Editor’s Desk – Claims

By The Honorable William Houston Brown (Retired)

Debtor’s former wife filed claims on behalf of secured creditors. The Chapter 13 debtor and spouse had divorced prior to the bankruptcy filing, with the husband/debtor to hold the wife harmless from two mortgage obligations. In the Chapter 13, the plan provided for surrender of the secured real property, and after the bar date expired with no proofs of claim by those creditors, the former wife, in her capacity as a non-filing co-debtor, filed claims on their behalf as well as a claim on her . . .

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