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Chapter 13 Plan Will be Approved Only if it Meets All Bankruptcy Code Standards

Your Chapter 13 Plan must meet the following four major standards in order to be approved by the Bankruptcy Court: 1. The “Chapter 7 test” 2. The “Disposable Income Test” 3. Form 22 standard 4. Feasibility standard Chapter 7 test standard: In a Chapter 13 case, the Bankruptcy Judge will want to know that the… Read More »

Timing the Filing of Your Bankruptcy Petition: A Critical Consideration in Some Bankruptcy Cases

The date selected for your bankruptcy case may have a significant impact upon the results you obtain in bankruptcy because the bankruptcy filing date is looked to as a starting point for many issues which arise in bankruptcy, including those pertaining to (i) your qualifying for Chapter 7 and the amount required for you to… Read More »

Your Response to Chapter 13 Trustee’s Motion to Dismiss for Failure to Make Plan Payments

The goal of the Chapter 13 repayment plan is to obtain a confirmed plan early on, make payments to the Trustee to pay your creditors and, ultimately, receive a discharge (perhaps 3-5 years later in many cases). Unfortunately, it is not uncommon to see Chapter 13 cases on the Trustee’s motion to dismiss calender. This… Read More »

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