Confirmation Is Only the Beginning: Chapter 13 After Care

By Cathy Moran, Certified Consumer Specialist, Mountain View, CA

We kid ourselves if we think our work as bankruptcy lawyers is done when the Chapter 13 plan is confirmed.

If Chapter 7 is a snapshot of our client’s lives at filing, Chapter 13 can be a reality series, with new issues arising as “life happens” for our clients.  Whether changes are generated by the client or creditors, there’s work to be done.

Chapter 13 practice varies not only from circuit to circuit, but from trustee to trustee.  Let’s look at the issues that arise, recognizing . . .

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