From the Editor – Claims

By The Honorable William Houston Brown (Retired)

Failure to include creditor on matrix not grounds to extend time for proof of claim. The Chapter 13 debtor had timely filed her list of creditors, pursuant to Rule 1007(a), but she failed to include a creditor either on that list or in the schedules, resulting in the creditor not receiving notice of the bankruptcy in time to file a proof of claim. Under Rule 3002(c)(6), as amended in 2017, a basis to extend the creditor’s time for filing a proof of claim is that . . .

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