Chapter 13 Under The Bankruptcy Act And Chandler Amendments

 

Robert Goering, Sr., a bankruptcy attorney in Cincinnati, Ohio, who maintains an active bankruptcy practice representing debtors and creditors in consumer and business cases, began filing chapter 13 cases in 1963.

Until Congress passed the Bankruptcy Code in 1976, Chapter 13 practice was practiced under the Bankruptcy Act of 1898, the Chandler Amendment of 1938 [the Amended Act] and the applicable Rules. Nostalgia sets in looking back at the "good old days". The Amended Act was sketchy at best as it related to Chapter 13; however, it had many endearing provisions.

Sec. 624(2) provided for a filing fee . . .

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