Under 1329 the ‘Disposable Income Test’ Applies In A Post-Confirmation Plan Modification – Doesn’t It?

By Joseph A. Bledsoe, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee for the Eastern District of North Carolina

Recently, I had a spirited conversation with a reputable debtors’ attorney regarding the application of 11 U.S.C. § 1325(b) to a post-confirmation plan modification under 11 U.S.C. § 1329. Now, I know this topic is old news for most of you, and that courts have been considering this issue since before I got my law license, but please stay with me.

I received a proposed modification and emailed the debtors’ attorney to request some supporting documentation – namely, an . . .

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