Death, FRBP 1019, and Substitution of Parties

By Neil Enmark, Staff Attorney to Chapter 13 Trustee David P. Cusick (Sacramento, CA)

“While I thought that I was learning how to live, I have been learning how to die”

Leonardo da Vinci

Debtors file a Chapter 13 voluntarily, and while you are administering their case, one of the Debtors dies. What do you do now? Whether you are the Trustee, the debtor’s surviving heirs or friends, the attorney who represented the debtor when the case was filed, or the Court, you need answers because, at the same . . .

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