When Life Backs Chapter 13 Debtors Into A Corner, § 1329 May Provide A Way Out Of Trouble And A Shorter Path To Discharge

By Veronica D. Brown-Moseley, Boleman Law Firm, P.C. (Virginia Beach, VA)

Many things can, and often do, change between the time debtors file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy petition and the end of their case. A variety of circumstances impact a debtor’s ability to afford their Chapter 13 plan payments, including but not limited to: medical problems, disability, loss of employment, and divorce. In the event of an unfortunate change after the confirmation of a plan, 11 U.S.C. § 1329(a) allows for modifications . . .

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