District Court Says Chapter 13 Trustee Is Paid Even if Dismissal Precedes Confirmation

District judge in Idaho finds no ambiguity in a statute that doesn’t explicitly say whether a chapter 13 trustee is paid if the case is dismissed before confirmation.

‘13’ Trustees Are Paid Even if Dismissal Comes Before Confirmation, District Judge Says

A chapter 13 trustee is not a federal employee for the purposes of the Federal Tort Claims Act.