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Will Chapter 13 bankruptcy stop foreclosure?

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Yes, when a Chapter 13 case is filed an automatic stay is instantly put into effect. The automatic stay is a federal law that stops all collection activity, including foreclosure sales already scheduled to occur.

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What is a Chapter 13 Payment Plan?

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The payment plan outlines how debts will be paid in a Chapter 13 case. A plan usually requires the borrower to pay their disposable income for the next 3 to 5 years toward debts. If the borrower completes the plan, balances on credit cards and other unsecured debts at the end of the bankruptcy… Read More »

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Can I modify my car loan in Chapter 13?

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In Chapter 13 bankruptcy, the borrower can have up to 5 years to pay off a car loan. This provides time to catch up on payments by spreading the past-due balance over essentially a new 60-month loan.

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Can I get a loan after Chapter 13?

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Yes, some lenders will have no waiting period for new loans. On the other hand, the Federal Housing Administration (FHA) can require you to wait 24 months before being eligible for a new home mortgage.

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