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Courts Are Split on Whether Counsel Fees Are Considered in the Chapter 13 Best Interests Test

Deferred payments to unsecured creditors in a chapter 13 plan must equal the present value of the distributions required by the best interests test, Judge Halfenger says.

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Case Citation

In re Buettner, 20-42696 (Bankr. E.D. Wis. Feb. 16, 2021).

Case Name

In re Buettner

Case Type

Consumer