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A: Chapter 13 of the Bankruptcy Code provides for adjustment of debts of an individual with regular income.  Basicall or texty it allows you to re-organize your debts and save your home and cars.

A Chapter 13 Bankruptcy is also call or texted a wage earner’s plan. It enables individuals with regular income to develop a plan to repay all or part of their debts. Under this chapter, debtors propose a repayment plan to make installments to creditors over three to five years. If the debtor’s current monthly income is less than the applicable state median, the plan will be for three years unless the court approves a longer period “for cause.” (1) If the debtor’s current monthly income is greater than the applicable state median, the plan generally must be for five years. In no case may a plan provide for payments over a period longer than five years. 11 U.S.C. §1322(d). During this time the law forbids creditors from starting or continuing collection efforts.

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