In a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, debts that are generally consolidated are mortgage arrears, balances on vehicle loans, credit card debts, loans, and other unsecured debts. All debts that you have that are outstanding, must be included in the Chapter 13 Bankruptcy consolidation.
Chapter 13 Bankruptcy also allows debtors to cure arrearages in their mortgage payments, possibly strip second mortgages, while Chapter 7 Bankruptcy does not. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy allows debtors to discharge debts which the creditors could object to debtors' discharge under Chapter 7 Bankruptcy including, but not limited to, fraud on credit applications, spending sprees, and other grounds that allow creditors to contest debtor's Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.
In a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, you must be working or have a consistent income for your repayment plan to be approved by the Court. Although Chapter 7 Bankruptcy allows debtors to discharge taxes in certain situations, Chapter 13 Bankruptcy contains a broader discharge provision, which is often very beneficial to debtors. Chapter 13 Bankruptcy provides many debtors with additional powers, which are not available in Chapter 7 Bankruptcy.
Chapter 13 debtors are obligated to pay Chapter 13 Trustee monthly payments in return for enhanced powers provided in Chapter 13 Bankruptcy. We hope that the information on this site has helped you in your choices ahead if you are contemplating filing for bankruptcy.
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