Fee Only Chapter 13 Plans Get a Boost in Kansas

By Karin N. Amyx, Staff Attorney to Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Laurie B. Williams (Wichita, KS)

“Fee only” Chapter 13 Plans and whether they can be denied for lack of good faith is a topic of much discussion in recent years.1 Whether lack of good faith is present depends on the circumstances, but the majority of courts have found fee only plans do not meet the requirements of 11 U.S.C. § 1325(a)(3) and/or (a)(7).2 That is, except in Kansas.

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