Critical Case Comment

By Henry E. Hildebrand, III, Chapter 13 Standing Trustee (Nashville, TN)

Section 1328(i) requires the court to consider the discharge provisions of §§ 1328(a) through (h) and the fact that incomplete personal residence mortgage payments or a forbearance do not preclude but do not compel a COVID-19 Discharge. (Tighe) In re Ritter, 2021 WL 864092 (Bankr. C.D. Cal. March 5, 2021)

Case Summary

James and Debra Ritter filed a Chapter 13 petition in July of 2019. Their plan was approved in October of 2019 and provided a 63% dividend to unsecureds over fiveyears . . .

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