Huntsville, AL asked in Bankruptcy for Alabama

Q: I am 6 monthly payments away from completing my 5 year/60 month Chp 13 plan.

However, I just today received a periodic statement from the Chp 13 trustee and noticed in the "Balance Owed" column that I owe more than $6K more than my scheduled remaining 6 more monthly payments will cover. Looks to be that the Trustee payments were increased when a new trustee took over a few years back. Can I be made to pay past the 5 year/60 month schedule that was agreed to by the court because of this apparent trustee increase? (I know I need to get with my lawyer but they are unavailable at the moment.)

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Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: Check with your attorney but I suspect you will have to pay properly finish your plan.

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