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This Week's Featured Articles

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It is a valid exercise of the court’s authority to promulgate a local rule requiring Chapter 13 debtors to obtain trustee or court approval prior to incurring any post-petition debt of $10,000 or more like it or not!
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July 7, 2024
Bailey v. Glover 1874 - When the trustee is required to bring an action to avoid a fraudulent conveyance within two years of the bankruptcy filing, does the active concealment of the transfer by the debtor and the transferees toll the running of the two-year statute of limitations to bring the action?
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Current Articles

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June 30, 2024
“As they begin applying for new credit, many may find that debts included in their bankruptcy are not being properly reported as discharged. . . . The CRA may correct the reporting as a result of this thorough dispute, making you look like a genius to your client and hopefully generating some future referrals to your law firm.”
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June 30, 2024
When a below median debtor’s plan is based on best interest of creditor’s test, will future increase in income expose the debtor to a motion to modify to capture increase?
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June 30, 2024
The NACTT's Inclusion and Acceptance Committee promotes Chapter 13 Trustee internships through the Tom Vaughn Memorial Internship Program, providing significant benefits to interns.
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June 30, 2024
“The client now claims that my words were a license to fail to disclose the gifts. Huh?”
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June 23, 2024
What do you know about FRBP 7041? Maybe younever gave it much thought. Here, Atty Moran shares her encounter with the rule which ended up at the 9th Circuit. She concluded that the “Withdraw” event on ECF enabled a trap for the unwary counsel and court.
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June 23, 2024
Section 541 of the Bankruptcy Code is very broad in its definition of “property of the estate” . . .
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June 23, 2024
We originally ran this item in May to give you a heads up of what was coming. July is almost here . . . Starting July 1st, Chapter 13 debtors in Federal Student Loan IDR plans will receive IDR credit for each month they make their bankruptcy plan payments, without needing to separately classify their student loans.
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June 23, 2024
Well, they expired . . . As you know, Congress temporarily raised the debt limits for Subchapter V and Chapter 13 debtors. These increased debt limits expired June 21st. For Chapter 13 the maximum is $465,275 for unsecured debt and $1,395,625 for secured debt.
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June 16, 2024
A colleague of mine recently asked “what’s the difference between an adversary proceeding and a contested matter?” My immediate response was “very little.” But I decided to take a look at the rules so I can give a little more thoughtful answer the next time I’m asked.
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June 16, 2024
Although it is easy for a consumer practitioner to skim over decisions relating to Chapter 11, occasionally, a Chapter 11 decision requires attention. This is particularly true when the decision is issued by a Circuit Court of Appeals. Here, compelling circumstances must be demonstrated to justify a post-confirmation amendment to a proof of claim.
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June 16, 2024
“I recently had the opportunity to consider the symbolism of the well-known “Lady Justice” emblem or statue and pondered how the principles attributed to that icon apply to our present bankruptcy system.”
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June 16, 2024
Welp, it doesn’t look like Congress is going to act . . . As you know, Congress temporarily raised the debt limits for Subchapter V and Chapter 13 debtors. These increased debt limits are set to expire on Friday, June 21, 2024. Without further action by Congress, for Chapter 13 filers, the combined unsecured and secured debt limit will fall...

Current Webinars

June 20, 2024
As we learned in Part 1 (Income)**, the quirks and quagmire of the means test are deep and wide! We...
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June 20, 2024
Moderator Honorable Daniel P. Collins will lead Trustee Diana Daugherty and Nicole Novak, Esq. in a discussion on the specific...
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May 14, 2024
This webinar features three distinguished experts in the legal realm of mortgage servicing - Michael J. McCormick, a seasoned senior...
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March 28, 2024
Join experts* Cathy Moran and Jill Michaux for a 90-minute discussion on cutting through the quirks and quagmire of utilizing...
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September 21, 2023
Join Josh Cohen (The Student Loan Lawyer) and Scott Waterman in a FAST one hour look at the very first...
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January 28, 2023
Join our panel of experts* as they discuss the specifics of the brand new DOJ Guidelines, how they are geared...
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Looking to Become a Member?

ConsiderChapter13.org offers a forum to advance continuing education of consumer bankruptcy via access to insightful articles, informative webinars, and the latest industry news. Join now to benefit from expert resources and stay informed.

Webinars

These informative sessions are led by industry experts and cover a range of consumer bankruptcy topics.

Member Articles

Written by industry experts, these articles provide in-depth analysis and practical guidance on consumer bankruptcy topics.

Industry News

The Academy is the go-to source for the latest news and analysis in the Chapter 13 bankruptcy industry.

To get started, please let us know which of these best fits your current position: