Critical Case Comment – Hamilton v. Lanning, 2010 WL 2443704 (S.Ct. June 7, 2010)

Hamilton v. Lanning, 2010 WL 2443704 (S.Ct. June 7, 2010)

When a bankruptcy court calculates a debtor’s projected disposable income, the court may account for changes in the debtor’s income or expenses that are known or virtually certain at the time of confirmation.

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By now most of us know the story of Stephanie K. Lanning. She had $36,700 in unsecured debt when she filed a Chapter 13 petition in . . .

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