Reconversion Fees – To Pay or Not To Pay That Is the Question of the Day

By Marsha M. Brown, Staff Attorney to Chapter 13 Trustee Douglas W. Neway (Jacksonville, FL)

If a case has previously been a Chapter 7, and there is cause to ask it to be removed from the Chapter 13 world and go back to Chapter 7, we file a Motion to Reconvert.

Recently, the Clerk informed us of a new procedure. When re-converting a case to Chapter 7, we are to certify to the Court that there are no funds on hand in the Debtor’s Chapter 13 bankruptcy to pay the conversion fee or pay the conversion . . .

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