How to Develop a Chapter 13 Repayment Plan

Chapter 13 bankruptcy is a helpful solution for folks struggling with debt. It helps them repay what they owe while keeping their valuable stuff. The repayment plan is a legal paper that says how creditors get paid. This article looks at how making this plan can be complicated and talks about the court and trustee’s roles.

How to Make a Repayment Plan

1. Check Your Money Stuff

Before making a plan, it’s important to check your money situation. This means listing what you own (assets), what you owe (liabilities), and how much money you have (income). Doing this helps create a good plan that fits your needs and follows the law.

2. Sort Out Your Debts

In Chapter 13, debts are put into three groups: secured (like mortgages), priority (important ones that need full repayment first), and unsecured (like credit card debt). Priority debts come first, then secured, and lastly … Read More