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An objection to my Chapter 11 plan came in 3 weeks after
An objection to my Chapter 11 plan came in 3 weeks after votes were due, from my main creditor. Obviously, they didn't vote. I'm trying to predict the outcome if I were to ignore this instead of accepting the high interest they demand, or stipulating to raise the interest rate by any amount. I would ignore it on the basis of its lateness; possibly because of invalid arguments. It would be a risk; my lawyer says the judge will consider it, even though it's late:"The judge will give the opposition some weight, even if it was untimely."(What are rules for? My lawyer always wants me to roll over. I have to fight to be fought for.)The lender doesn't mind being bifurcated and they don't dispute the stipulated value. They accept that the secured portion would be my entire loan amount. I asked for 3.75% interest. They want 6.5% and point to the bk code to justify that.My concerns: At 6.5% the payment would rise by $1000. It' higher than the rate I wanted to modify. The balance is $39K more than the balance when I started this loan mod thing in 2009. (But far less than balance and arrears combined.) The plan I proposed is very tight. I couldn't pay another $1000 even if I wanted to. The loan mod I was working on for 6.5 years would have been 2% in year one, rising to 3.5% over 5 years, but probably wouldn't have disposed of the portion of the debt above the property value; it would have been in forbearance.Question 1:The relevant part of the objection and the code they cite accompany this question. I don't see any connection between the two. Is there one?Now, the judge. She's been more than decent so far. She is asked to consider me a flake and confirm with a higher interest rate than the one in my plan. Will she?I don't know about her, but I don't buy the argument that I am high risk because I am a Chapter 11 debtor. I wouldn't be doing this if I weren't serious. This is my only problem loan; I didn't feel like giving away the $300K I had in this building; the former servicer was about to foreclose after improperly denying a HAMP. They denied it because they did the math wrong, and also failed to notify me or my lawyer, which meant I lost the chance to appeal... that is to say, extenuating circumstances. The judge cannot know that because my lawyer does not want to say it.This creditor acquired the loan, not just the servicing, right after the prior servicer had done their appraisal this spring. The servicer asked for two extensions for that--almost a month--so for this debt, this is the third extension they expect. In case that matters.Further, this lender has the collateral if I default. Their predecessor's appraiser brought it in $60K higher than the stipulated value we reached, and $60K above my appraiser's value. If they trust the appraisal they inherited, then there's some equity to make up for their low opinion of my reliability. (Big range).The lender says they want a higher rate because I'm likely to default. A higher rate would increase the odds of anyone defaulting. If the goal is to get the balance repaid, the odds are better at 3.75% than 6.5%. If the goal is to maximize profits, then it's a toss up. I'd re-fi out of this the second I could, if rates were low.Question 2Given all of the above, and the argument (attached) can you hazard a guess about how the judge would lean--confirm the plan I had, versus increase the interest rate for this late objection?
I have some technical questions regarding a Ch. 13 Modified
I have some technical questions regarding a Ch. 13 Modified Plan that my trustee has an objection to (I am a pro se filer) --Within the Plan in its current form, I have proposed to make adequate protection payments of $30.63/month to TitleMax on a title loan (which I also have made a motion to 'cram down) *until* such time as the trustee begins making those payments out of my plan funds. I proposed these protection payments to ensure that Titlemax does not repossess my vehicle during the time prior to my plan confirmation (i.e., prior to the time the trustee begins paying Titlemax). The trustee objects on the basis that I did not subtract the $30.63/month payments on Schedule J as an expense. Currently, my proposed plan payments are $88/month; subtracting the $30.63/month would make them $57.37/month. I am confused in that I am under the impression that I can stop making the adequate protection payments to TitleMax once my plan is confirmed and my trustee starts paying them....is my understanding correct?...and if it is: If I am to amend Schedule J + my Plan *now* to reflect the current $30.63/month payments to TitleMax....would I then also need to amend Schedule J + my Plan once it is confirmed (as the $30.63 no longer will be an expense after the trustee begins making the payments to TitleMax) ?I have included screenshots of the Trustee's objection as well as the sections of Schedule J and my Modified Plan that are in question.
Chapter 13 bankruptcy, I have 10% title interest in each of
HelloFor a chapter 13 bankruptcy, I have 10% title interest in each of 3 single family homes. I am not on any of the loans just only my mother is. To calculate if I am not over the chapter 13's 1.1 million dollars rule for assets , do I add up my interests in all of the properties or do I add up the loan amounts on each property of which I am not on? Thanks
I filed chapter 7 bankruptcy 2 years ago this June. It was
I filed chapter 7 bankruptcy 2 years ago this June. It was discharged in December 2014. I still have the vehicle in my drive way. When does it become my property.JA: OK. The Lawyer will need to help you with this.Customer: thank youJA: Have you talked to a lawyer yet?Customer: noJA: Anything else you think the lawyer should know?Customer: simple chapter 7, no objections from creditors. this was florida by the way.JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
Looking at my options to file ! : No. I was just doing
Looking at my options to file for bankruptcy!JA: The Bankruptcy Lawyer will need to help you with this. Have you consulted a lawyer yet?Customer: No. I was just doing research on it firstJA: Please tell me everything you can about this issue so the Bankruptcy Lawyer can help you best. Please give me a bit more information, so we can help you best.Customer: I have over 19,000 dollars in credit card debt, student loans, personal loans, I recently bought a house with my ex and I am no longer living there so I go a place I could not afford and started paying bills and using my credit cards for help, now I am struggling paying it back and falling behind on rent and car psymentsJA: OK. The Bankruptcy Lawyer will need to help you with this. Is there anything else important you think the Bankruptcy Lawyer should know?Customer: Like?JA: OK. Got it. I'm sending you to a secure page on JustAnswer so you can place the $5 fully-refundable deposit now. While you're filling out that form, I'll tell the Bankruptcy Lawyer about your situation and then connect you two.
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To: SocrateaserIs it a constitutional right of a debtor to have at least 21 days advance notice if a trustee wants to sell off a debtor's property in a chapter 11 BK--------even if the case is insolvent?Is there case law that would allow a sale without notice and without 21 days notice?Is Rule 2002 appropriate?Can the Court find a reason to sell with an order shortening time and allow a trustee to avoid giving notice or find another way of giving notice?Does Fed R. Bankr. P. 2002(a) (2) allow a sale without 21 day notice?Most of trustee selling off property is based on bap ruling which had noting to do with sales
The following question is determine whether or notView more bankruptcy law questions
Hello:The following question is determine whether or not a Debtor qualifies for a chapter 7 case. The debtor received a discharge in a 7 in 2001. She later filed a 13 in 2009. She converted to 7 later in 2009, but her 7 was dismissed, voluntarily with court approval, in late 2009. Can she file a 7 now or is she stuck with a 13 because her last 7 was within the last 8 years. Thank you in advance for your assistance.