Creditor Alert: Bankruptcy Judge Holds That Claim Filing Deadline Applies to Secured Creditors in Chapter 13 Cases

`Creditor Alert: Bankruptcy Judge Holds That Claim Filing Deadline Applies to Secured Creditors in Chapter 13 Cases | Michael L. Moskowitz

By Michael L. Moskowitz and Melissa A. Guseynov

In an opinion dated February 6, 2017, the Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of Ohio disallowed a mortgage servicer’s untimely proof of claim in a Chapter 13 case, holding that secured creditors are subject to the same 90-day deadline for filing proofs of claim as unsecured creditors. In re Dumbuya, 2017 WL 486917 (Bankr. N.D. Ohio Feb. 6, 2017). Read the full opinion here.

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