Of Grace Periods and Mortgage Payments

The no man's land between the mortgage due date and late payment is a persistent trouble spot for Chapter 13 practitioners.

Are there arrears when the case is filed during the grace period and the payment made before it was late?

In Borre, Judge Ronald Sargis of ED CA said no. He held that the payment was not in default until the expiration of the grace period, and where the debtor made the payment timely, a proof of claim that claimed . . .

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Head of Moran Law Group

Cathy Moran has headed her own small firm Moran Law Group in Redwood City, California, for nearly 30 years. Family law and tax issues as they play out in bankruptcy are areas of particular interest to Cathy.

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