Q: Do I get my money back after failing to successfully complete chapter 13 bankruptcy?
1. Paid all lawyers fees 1st year
2. All creditors came back for the full amount, claiming to have never received any payment
3. Lawyer won't give me any further information
4. All payments were good except the last 5 payments
A: If your proposed Chapter 13 plan was confirmed, any money you paid in would be paid out to creditors according to the terms of the plan and you would not receive it back.
Depending on the terms of the plan, your payments may have gone to pay your attorney fees first. Then when your case was dismissed and you no longer had the protection of the automatic stay, your creditors would be able to resume collection actions against you.
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