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i am just out of a ch 13 bk, planning to file ch 7 within a

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i am just out of a ch 13 bk, planning to file ch 7 within a mo. i am in need
of a car. i applied and was told i need a letter from my trustee for permission.
i do not have a trustee now. i'm dismissed. and don't have the new one yet.
can they approve me between filing before i file? i wouldn't need a trustee then
correct?

Terry L. :

Hi, thanks for your question. You should hire a lawyer for specific legal advice. No attorney client relationship is created here.

Terry L. :

You can show the dealer your notice of dismissal (or discharge if you completed the case)

Terry L. :

That should suffice to show that the case is done.

Terry L. :

I wouldn't tell them you are about to file again, as they may be hesitant.

Terry L. :

In the new case, you can mark that you wish to reaffirm the car loan (keep the car) and you would sign a document to that effect.

Terry L. :

You don't need a trustee, as there is no trustee at this point. A copy of the discharge/dismissal notice will be enough to show them the case is over.

Terry L. :

Let me know if you have any other questions. Thanks

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