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Can I Extend My Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan Beyond Five Years to Pay a Claim?

Can I Extend My Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Plan Beyond Five Years to Pay a Claim?

ASK LEON  Bankruptcy expert Leon Bayer answers real-life questions. Dear Leon,  I have been in Chapter 13 bankruptcy for five years and just made my last plan payment. But the trustee now says I have to pay an additional $8,000 before I am done with my bankruptcy and can get a discharge. The trustee has filed a motion to dismiss my case.  I have talked to several bankruptcy lawyers, and they all agree that the trustee is correct – I…

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