Critical Case Comment

By Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee (Nashville, TN)

While the debtors failed to meet the high threshold to establish excusable neglect to permit their claim filed on behalf of a creditor after the bar date to be allowed, where a Chapter 13 case is dismissed and then reinstated prior to the expiration of the bar date, the bar date should be equitably extended for the benefit of the creditors. (Jones) In re Orosco, 220 WL 6054695 (Bankr. N.D. Tex. Oct. 13, 2020)

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