What is a Proof of Claim?

What is a Proof of Claim?

This entry is part 8 of 9 in the series Chapter 13 FAQsA 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...
What is a Chapter 13 discharge?

What is a Chapter 13 discharge?

This entry is part 6 of 9 in the series Chapter 13 FAQsA Chapter 13 debtor is entitled to a discharge upon successful completion of all payments under his or her Chapter 13 plan. By the time of the entry of the discharge, the debtor would have already completed the...
Who is a Chapter 13 trustee?

Who is a Chapter 13 trustee?

This entry is part 5 of 9 in the series Chapter 13 FAQsA Chapter 13 trustee is an individual who is appointed by the U.S. Trustee’s Office to be the trustee of the bankruptcy estate of each person who files for Chapter 13 bankruptcy relief. Bankruptcy judges do...
Can a bankruptcy 13 plan be modified?

Can a bankruptcy 13 plan be modified?

This entry is part 4 of 9 in the series Chapter 13 FAQsYes. A debtor can file a motion at any point during the case to modify the terms of a confirmed Chapter 13 plan. As a little background, the debtor would have filed the chapter 13 plan when the case was filed. A...