Chapter 13


Can Child Support be Withheld from Your Paycheck After Filing Chapter 13? – Alabama Consumer Bankruptcy Lawyer Judson E. Crump

Only temporarily, says the Eleventh Circuit Court of Appeals. Bankruptcy lawyers all know how much of a pain it can be to deal with child support in a bankruptcy case.  The reason for this is a relatively recent addition to the Bankruptcy Code –  §362(b)(2)(C), which says that “domestic support obligations” […]


Can you Keep your House if you file bankruptcy? – Alabama Bankruptcy Lawyer Judson E Crump

Can you keep your house if you file bankruptcy in Alabama? Sometimes.  Yes, that’s a disappointingly lawyerish answer and I hate that for you.  I really do.  Because i love straight answers as much as anyone else, and if you’re considering filing bankruptcy then things are probably not great in your […]


Cost of Chapter 13, Part 2: How Your Lawyer Calculates your Plan Payment – South Alabama Bankruptcy Lawyer Judson E. Crump

Part 2 – How Your Lawyer Calculates Your Chapter 13 Plan Payment   So just how does the lawyer arrive at that number?  Now, as much as I love to warn people about the signs of a bad bankruptcy lawyer, there usually is no pressing need for the lawyer to […]


What does Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Cost? – South Alabama Bankruptcy Lawyer Judson E. Crump 1

The Cost of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy, Part 1.   In 2013, there were 3,223 Chapter 13 bankruptcy cases filed in the Southern District of Alabama. Of those, I would estimate that in only 3,220 of those cases did the debtors have any idea how their Chapter 13 payment was calculated. […]