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I will be happy to assist you. In a Chapter 13, you are free to change employers. You need to let the court know the name and address of your new employer. Until such time that the paperwork is completed, just keep making the payments. As long as you are current on your payments, your Chapter 13 will not be dismissed.
The bankruptcy court told me I would have to file the motion first because it is a court order. I would be joyous if I could just mail them the payment every two weeks.
When you say court order you mean because they take the money directly out of your wages? What bankruptcy court are you in?
The problem you would have is that once you changed employers the money would stop, so it would "appear" that you are no longer paying.
Typically with income deduction orders when you change employers, you 'amend' the order to reflect the new employer. I still don't see how a motion is needed here. A motion is asking the court to approve or disapprove. They cannot disapprove you changing jobs! Call the BK court again and ask if an amendment can be submitted to reflect the new address of the employer, and in the meantime if there is a lag you will keep making payments.
Other than this you may have to get an attorney back into it. It shouldn't be this complicated as people change jobs often in five years, I have never submitted a motion to change employers.