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Examining and objecting to proofs of claims

“If a purpose would be served,” the Chapter 7 trustee must examine proofs of claims and object to improper claims. [11 USC § 704(a)(5); see In re BCD Corp. (10th Cir. 1997) 119 F3d 852, 859—Chapter 7 trustee obligated to contest claims against estate as to which defenses exist; In re Mazzocone (BC ED PA 1995) 183 BR 402, 415, fn. 4]

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