Administrative Claim Partially Allowed In Chapter 12 Bankruptcy.

Before filing Chapter 12, the debtor allowed the insurance on his combine and header to lapse.  After filing bankruptcy the combine remained uninsured, with a creditor later obtaining forced-place insurance on the combine and header.  Inadvertently, the creditor allowed its lien on all of its collateral to be released without being reimbursed for insurance expenses.  The creditor sought reimbursement of administrative expenses and the court allowed it, with modification, because the cost of insuring the equipment postpetition is among "the actual, necessary costs and expenses of preserving the estate" within the meaning of 11 U.S.C. Sec. 503(b)(1)(A).  In re Jarriel, No. 13-60070-EJC, 2014 Bankr. LEXIS 3938 (S.D. Ga. Sept. 11, 2014). 

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