Critical Case Comment

By Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Middle District of Tennessee

In re Nachon-Torres, 520 B.R. 306 (Bankr. S.D. Fla. November 24, 2014) (Isicoff): Modification of a confirmed Chapter 13 plan under § 1329 can only be effected based upon changes in the debtor’s circumstances which were not known or not virtually certain; when a plan is modified, the “best interest of creditors test” is applicable as of the date of the modified plan.

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Judge Isicoff considered several Chapter 13 cases where debtors had sought to modify . . .

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