Why Can’t I Get My Chapter 13 Plan Confirmed? (Or Simple Keys on How I Can Satisfy the Trustee So I Can Get Paid)

By Scott G. Stout, Staff Attorney for Chapter 13 Standing Trustee Jeffrey M. Kellner (Dayton, OH)

While creditors do have the right to object to their treatment under a Debtor’s proposed Chapter 13 Plan, the majority of objections come from the Chapter 13 Trustee. In over 20 years of conducting §341 Meeting of Creditors; it amazes me how many simple errors and omissions repeatedly occur and reoccur which prevent the confirmation of the Debtor’s plan. The purpose of this article is to show four simple areas where many mistakes are made by Debtor’s counsel and . . .

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