From the Editor – Claims

By The Honorable William Houston Brown (Retired)

Claimant in proof of claim lacking prima facie validity was sanctioned. The proof of claim secured by the debtor’s residence failed to satisfy Rule 3001(c)(2)(C) requirements, including incomplete Form B 410A with no payment history. The claimant’s attempt to amend the claim on the eve of the contested objection to claim would defeat the purposes of Rule 3001(f), with amendment denied and the claim disallowed. Under Rule 3001(c)(2)(D), the creditor was sanctioned to pay the debtor’s reasonable expenses and . . .

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