CHAPTER 13 - 3 TIPS JUMP START YOUR FRESH START
Tip 1 – File All Required Documents. Your bankruptcy filing will consist of the Voluntary Petition, Schedules, Statements and a Plan. If you filed your bankruptcy case without filing the Schedules, Statements and/or Plan, you will be given 14 days to file the missing documents. If you do not file the missing document(s) or request an extension before the deadline, your bankruptcy case may be dismissed. Stay in your case by filing all required documents.
Tip 2 – Make Your Plan Payment. You must make your first Plan payment within 30 days after the date of filing and each month thereafter. Plan payments may be made by wage deduction, check, cashier’s check, money order or electronic payment. If your Trustee is Rebecca A. Herr, you can make your electronic payment using her epay link or if your Trustee is Robert S. Thomas II you can make your payment using his electronic remittance of plan payments link. Failure to make your plan payments will result in the dismissal of your case.
Tip 3 – Review Your Court Mail. It is critically important that you check your mail for bankruptcy-related notices so that you can take action within the time specified in the notice. In order to receive court notices and orders by email instead of U.S. Mail, you may request participation in the Debtor Electronic Bankruptcy Noticing (DeBN) program. You can get your DeBN application on the U.S. Bankruptcy Court’s website.
If you would like more tips and information about Chapter 13, please do not hesitate to call me for a free consultation. If you would like to hire me, you can pay me affordably in your Plan.
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