Objections to Claims: Two of These Creditors Are Not Like the Others [1]

By Daniel M. Tavera, Law Clerk to the Honorable John P. Gustafson, U.S. Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio (Toledo)

Objections to claims may generally be served on the claimant by first-class mail to the person designated to receive notices on the most recent proof of claim for the creditor. This simplifies the service for claim objections for most creditors. However, there are two important exceptions to Rule 3007(a)(2)(A). Subsection (i) requires service for a claim “of the United States, or any of its officers or agencies, in the manner provided . . .

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