Consumer bankruptcy practitioners should be aware of some issues that are brewing in this and other jurisdictions. Read on for more information.
Interest rates, dollar amounts in the Bankruptcy Code, and means test data have all changed recently. Also, the CARES Act authorizing plans to be extended due to Covid has expired. Read on for details.
The EDKY has a new chapter 13 plan form applicable to cases filed on or after Dec. 1, 2021. Read on for changes affecting secured claims and the no-look fee.
Attention Debtors’ Attorneys: You can now have my office pay your fees to you via direct deposit instead of by
It’s a common situation: creditor repossesses a car prepetition; debtor files a chapter 13 case and asks for a return of the car. Does the creditor violate the automatic stay by retaining the car? Read about the Supreme Court’s January 14, 2021 opinion.
In this post I discuss the recent 6th Circuit decision on whether a debtor can exclude 401k contributions from disposable income, and I give an update on Zoom 341 meetings.
This post provides an update on Zoom 341’s and the procedure for emailing Zoom info to debtors’ attorneys; describes a new process for submitting proof that debtors have filed all required tax returns; and gives a short mention of modifying the plan to deal with mortgage payments that are suspended under a forbearance agreement.
In the previous post I discussed general information about doing 341 meetings by Zoom. This post explains the procedure for scheduling, noticing, and conducting the meeting.
Starting April 15, 2020, all meetings of creditors in chapter 13 cases in the EDKY will be conducted via Zoom. In this post, I will address some general concerns practitioners might have about using Zoom for 341 meetings.
Section 341 meetings will be conducted via Zoom. Prime interest rate is 3.25%. ACH bank drafts can be stopped on written request. Read on for details.