Monthly Archives: February 2014

Untimely Secured Proof of Claim: The Ghost of Dewsnup May Save the Day

Shelton v. Citimortgage, Inc. (In re Shelton), 735 F.3d 747 (8th Cir. 2013) – A secured creditor holding a mortgage on the residence of two chapter 13 debtors filed a proof of claim almost seven months after the claims bar date.  The … Continue reading

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Delinquent Property Taxes: Beware the Risk of Tax Deeds

Smith v. SIPI, LLC (In re Smith), 501 B.R. 843 (Bankr. N.D. Ill. 2013) – Chapter 13 debtors (the Smiths) lost their residential property in a pre-petition delinquent property tax sale.  The tax sale purchaser (SIPI) resold the property to a … Continue reading

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