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The complexities of bankruptcy can be confusing, especially one as large as WaMu's. What you need to understand is that by filing bankruptcy WaMu did not go out of existence. More importantly, by seek protection for its creditors by filing bankruptcy, WaMu did not stop operating or loss its, or more correctly the bankruptcy trustee's ability to pursue those who owed WaMu money.
Regarding your loan, it probably was not even owned by WaMu. It was probably bundled this hundreds of other mortgages, and sold on the securities market. WaMu probably just serviced the loan, i.e. collected payments, paid real estate taxes and insurance, and distributed money to those that owned the loan.
When Chase bought WaMu's assets, it did probably did not buy your loan. It bought the mortgage servicing division of WaMu, and continued to operate that division as is regarding the existing foreclosures. The employees may not have even changed. Any foreclosures filed after the purchase will reflect what ever entity Chase has set up to operate the WaMu division.
Unless you can demonstrate that your ability to defend the case has some how been effected by this change in circumstances, it is unlikely you can get the case dismissed. The most likely scenario is that Chase would file an amended complaint to reflect that it is now the agent servicing the loan.
I hope this answers you question.
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