Charlotte Bankruptcy Lawyer Bryan W. Stone of Arnold & Smith, PLLC answers the question “Should I file bankruptcy ?”
The American feature film American Sniper is shattering box office records in the United States.
In a bankruptcy courtroom in one state—Indiana—a chief bankruptcy judge has become a different kind of sniper, shooting down a pair of too-old creditor claims and very snippily sanctioning the creditors in the process.
The case involves the bankruptcy of Dennis and Jamie Sekema. After the couple declared bankruptcy, Jefferson Capital Systems and Resurgent Capital Services both filed proofs of claims, alleging that they owned debts the Sekema’s had incurred that were subject to being paid off in their bankruptcy.
In its proof of claim, Jefferson Capital alleged that it had acquired a debt incurred by the Sekemas on May 11, 2001. Resurgent Capital, meanwhile, had acquired a Sears National Bank debt incurred by the Sekemas on December 27, 1998.