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It's up to the trustee as to whether to accept a change of payment method-- but, there's no particular reason to deny you the change.
As for the rules, the fact that you may divorce is irrelevant to the trustee and thecourt, unless it affects your ability to pay according to the bankruptcy plan. If you can't follow the plan, then the trustee may seek to have it dismissed which would leave you at the mercy of your creditors. If there is a substantial change to your financial circumstances, then that could give you an opportunity to obtain a hardship discharge, which is roughly the same as a Chapter 7.
Short answer: "yes," she must continue to follow the plan rules.
Hope this helps.
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We tried to get a Chap 7 to begin with but were told we/she made too much money.
The hardship discharge occurs where financial circumstances of the debtor change during the course of the Chapter 13 plan, and there is no longer sufficient money to pay.
This is typical after a divorce, because the joint debors lives and finances are mangled in the divorce.