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1502.0011 CREDITOR CLAIM FORMS FOR DEBTS NOT SUBJECT TO MEDIATION.

Subpart 1.

Supporting documents.

A creditor owed a debt not subject to the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act under Minnesota Statutes, section 583.26, subdivision 4, paragraph (f), must return a claim form specifying why the debt is not subject to the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act to the statewide program office and attach the documents indicated for the debts listed in items A to E.

A.

for a debt that has been in bankruptcy under Minnesota Statutes, section 583.24, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (1), either a copy of the proof of claim form filed in bankruptcy, a copy of the bankruptcy petition in which the debt is listed as a scheduled debt, or a notice of petition for bankruptcy in which the debt is listed as a scheduled debt;

B.

for a debt in default and mediated under Minnesota Statutes, section 583.24, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (2):

(1)

an affidavit stating that the debt was in default when the creditor received a mediation proceeding notice under the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act, and that a claim form was filed, the debt was mediated during the mediation period, and (i) the mediation was unresolved; or (ii) a mediation agreement with respect to that debt was signed;

(2)

a copy of the mediation proceeding notice;

(3)

a copy of the creditor's claim form; and

(4)

a copy of the Memorandum of Agreement (Form 8) or Mediation Conclusion With No Agreement (Form 12), or other evidence that the debt was mediated during the mediation period;

C.

for a debt, if the debtor did not request mediation and the creditor proceeded to enforce the debt under Minnesota Statutes, section 583.24, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (3):

(1)

a copy of the mediation notice;

(2)

a copy of Extension Notice of Debtor(s) Failure to Request Mediation (Form 3); and

(3)

an affidavit stating that the creditor began a proceeding to enforce the debt within 45 days after the debtor failed to make a timely request;

D.

for a debt that is not subject to mediation under Minnesota Statutes, section 583.24, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (5), because there is a lien under Minnesota Statutes, section 514.661 or 559.2091, a copy of the lien statement under Minnesota Statutes, section 514.661 or 559.2091, indicating that the filing officer has received and filed the lien statement; and

E.

for a debt restructured in mediation under Minnesota Statutes, section 583.24, subdivision 4, paragraph (a), clause (4):

(1)

a copy of the Mediation Proceeding Notice; and

(2)

a copy of the signed agreement reached in mediation that is a separate agreement between the debtor and the creditor with respect to that debt. The agreement may be an attachment to the Memorandum of Agreement (Form 8).

Subp. 2.

Notification of debt not subject to mediation.

If a creditor returns a claim form with the documents required under subpart 1, items A to E, the statewide program office shall determine from the documents whether the debt is subject to the Farmer-Lender Mediation Act. The statewide program office shall notify the debtor, creditor, and mediator of the determination.

Statutory Authority:

MS s 583.285

History:

14 SR 1418; 28 SR 1360

Published Electronically:

May 10, 2004