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Chicago Judge Refuses to Confirm a ‘Step’ Chapter 13 Plan

Judge Barnes won’t allow a chapter 13 debtor’s counsel to be paid at the expense of secured creditors.

Requiring Conduit Mortgage Payments Is Ok Despite Costing the Debtor $5,300

Bankruptcy judge says a chapter 13 debtor receives ‘several benefits’ from paying 8% in commissions on mortgage payments through the trustee.

Valuation of a Retained Mobile Home Does Not Include Delivery and Setup Costs

Fifth Circuit notches a victory for chapter 13 debtors retaining mobile homes.

Four Circuits Agree on Calculating an Exemption Impairment Under Section 522(f)

The circuits agree on a method for calculating an exemption impairment that disadvantages debtors.