Critical Case Comment – In re Boyd, 414 B.R. 223 (Bankr. N.D. Ohio August 26, 2009) (Harris)

In re Boyd, 414 B.R. 223 (Bankr. N.D. Ohio August 26, 2009) (Harris)

Even though a court should apply the “mechanical approach” in determining a debtor’s projected disposable income, adequate tools exist to permit a debtor to be relieved from an unnecessarily high calculation of projected disposable income and a trustee to contest confirmation where a debtor fails to commit what they can afford to pay.

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