Chapter 13 Trustee Duties, Powers, And Limitations – Part 5

By James J. Robinson, Chief United States Bankruptcy Judge, Northern District of Alabama

Under what circumstances should the trustee object to claims (assuming a purpose would be served under § 707(a)(5))?

Midland Funding, LLC v. Johnson, 137 S. Ct. 1407 (2017). This case centered around the debtor’s argument that a creditor violated the Fair Debt Collection Practices Act when it filed a proof of claim for a debt that was beyond the statute of limitations under state law. The Supreme Court reversed the Eleventh Circuit and held that such a . . .

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