The Sixth Circuit BAP recently held that when a 910-creditor objects to confirmation because the plan does not provide for retention of the creditor’s lien, a nonstandard provision should be added to the plan. Read on for more information and a suggested “standard nonstandard” plan provision.
If a confirmed plan provides that the debtors will cure arrearages through the plan and maintain ongoing payments on a mortgage or long-term car loan, and the debtors complete plan payments and get a discharge, those section 1322(b)(5) debts are not discharged. What happens if after confirmation the debtors change their mind – is the claim still excepted from discharge?
Surrender of Collateral Without Delivery?: Can a debtor “surrender” collateral – and cause a secured claim to be treated as unsecured – without physically delivering the collateral to the creditor (or making the collateral available to the creditor)?