- What is Chapter 13 bankruptcy?
- What is a Chapter 13 plan?
- What is confirmation of a Chapter 13 plan?
- Can a bankruptcy 13 plan be modified?
- Who is a Chapter 13 trustee?
- What is a Chapter 13 discharge?
- What debts are not dischargeable in Chapter 13?
- What is a Proof of Claim?
- Is there a deadline for filing a Proof of Claim?
A proof of claim is a document filed by a creditor for the right to payment as against the bankruptcy estate. The proof of claim should include a copy of the documentation giving rise to the claim, as well as evidence of secured status if the claim is secured. In certain cases, the notice of meeting of creditors sent to all creditors listed includes a proof of claim form. In Chapter 13, a creditor must file a proof of claim to participate in the process.