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Bankruptcy – Post- Petition Interest – Judgment Rate – Ch. 7 (access required)

A bankruptcy court did not err in applying the federal judgment rate under 28 U.S.C. Sect. 1961(a), not the pre-petition contract rate, to an award of post-petition interest pursuant to 11 U.S.C.Sect. 726(a)(5). A bank held four unsecured claims against debtor's bankruptcy estate, totaling $122,515.91. It became clear during the course of debtor's Chapter ...