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Post-Petition Debts in Chapter 13

A lot can happen during the three to five years of a debtor’s Chapter 13 repayment plan. Even though the Chapter 13 trustee forbids the use of credit during the repayment period, the trustee is powerless against life....








What is a Regular Income in Chapter 13?

Section 109(e) of the Bankruptcy Code sets three basic eligibility requirements for a Chapter 13 debtor: The debtor must be an “individual.” For bankruptcy purposes, an individual is a subset of a person, and is...




FAQ for Your First Chapter 13 Plan Payment

Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases are fraught with traps. In fact, statistics show that only one in three cases ends with a discharge. This high failure rate is attributable to many causes, but a Chapter 13 debtor can...




Social Security Income in Bankruptcy

The treatment of Social Security benefits in Chapter 13 cases is a hot button issue in bankruptcy courts around the country. The courts ask three questions concerning Social Security income: One:    Are payments from...




Buying a Car During Chapter 13 Bankruptcy

Being in Chapter 13 also means that you must play by the bankruptcy court’s rules. One rule is that you may not use credit during the bankruptcy case. So what happens if you need to replace your vehicle during your...