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After the bar date to file a complaint objecting to the discharge of a debt under 11 U.S.C. § 523(c) had passed, First Union National Bank moved for an extension of time within which to file a complaint. It argued that it was entitled to rely upon the court telephone attendant's interpretation of an Order extending the time to object to debtor's discharge that the Order applied to dischargeability actions as well. The motion for extension of time was denied. The court found that the creditor's attorney's reliance upon an unauthorized statement made by a deputy clerk was unreasonable and no basis for granting the relief sought.

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Entered: 
2001-01-01
Case: 
00-13624
Judge: 
Paul Mannes