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By David Peake, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Southern District of Texas (Houston)

There was an interesting development recently in the ongoing topic of the wisdom of adopting a mandatory national form plan (Official Form 113). On January 23, 2015, the Committee on Rules of Practice and Procedure of the Judicial Conference of the United States, held a public forum. At this forum, witnesses testified regarding the prudence of adopting Official Form 113.

During his testimony, The Honorable Marvin Isgur, Bankruptcy Judge for the Southern District of Texas, proffered a compromise (see Hearing Transcript PDF pages 37 . . .

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