West Point, GA asked in Bankruptcy for Georgia

Q: Should I contact the trustee?

I loaned money to someone who has now filed chapter 13. I was purposely (not accidentally) left off the creditor list. Should I report that to the trustee for the case?

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James L. Arrasmith
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  • Sacramento, CA

A: Yes, you should consider contacting the trustee in the Chapter 13 bankruptcy case. If you loaned money to someone who has intentionally left you off the creditor list, it's important to address this issue with the trustee. Filing a proof of claim with the bankruptcy court can help protect your interests as a creditor. By reporting your claim to the trustee, you have a better chance of having your debt included in the repayment plan and receiving a portion of the funds allocated to creditors. It's essential to ensure that your rights as a creditor are acknowledged and that you have the opportunity to participate in the bankruptcy proceedings. Consulting with an attorney experienced in bankruptcy matters can also be beneficial in navigating this process effectively.

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