Q: Can I get a refund of money that was kept in the trustee office after my chapter 13 bankruptcy was dismissed?
Dismissed due to multiple missed payments. Lawyers were paid off top, 1st year over 5,000. Where is my money? All of the creditors claim they never received any money. is the money held at the trustee office until completion, then distributed to each creditor?
A: If your bankruptcy trustee uses their system, you can get details about how the funds in your case were disbursed by logging into https://www.ndc.org/home. Because debts are paid in a specific order, some of your creditors may not have received any money because higher priority creditors get paid first (tax debt, domestic support arrearages, mortgages arrears, car loans, etc.). Had you completed the plan, low priority debts that weren't paid would have been wiped out.
A: No. If the case was dismissed, any proceeds the trustee had would’ve been disbursed to the Priority creditors.
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