When (or Not) Is the Best Interests of Creditors Test Applicable in a Modified Plan?

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

While the best interests of creditors test is applicable upon modification of a Chapter 13 plan, post-petition acquired property of the estate is not included in such analysis in that such property would not be property of a Chapter 7 estate. (Somers) In re Taylor, 2021 WL 3118824 (Bankr. D. Kan. July 21, 2021)

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Leora May Taylor filed a Chapter 13 bankruptcy in August of 2016. The plan provided for monthly payments of $175 that did not provide for any distribution to . . .

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