Lundin On Chapter 13

923 sections, 73 appendices, and 26,000 case summaries with new ones continuously. Every aspect of Chapter 13 practice exhaustively covered, with over 40 years of experience, insights and advice between the lines.

Cases Updated: May 22, 2023

The only complete and searchable collection of legislative history of the BAPCPA changes to Chapter 13, including every hearing, report, debate, and all remarks organized chronologically.

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Season 4, Episode 8


Applying § 101(10A) and Lanning, income received during the “gap” period in current monthly income is not captured for unsecured creditors by the projected disposable income test.

(Please also see Bankruptcy Workshop Season 4, Episode 6 “ASSETS, INCOME, VESTING, MODIFICATION AND THE FIVE Bs” immediately below this video.)

In re Gosch, No. 20-13871 TBM, 2021 WL 1198153 (Bankr. D. Colo. Mar. 26, 2021) (McNamara).

Please also see the following sections of Lundin On Chapter 13.

§ 92.2    Projected Disposable Income: All Debtors

§ 92.3    Current Monthly Income: The Baseline

Season 4, Episode 6


What assets and/or income can a Chapter 13 trustee capture to increase payments to unsecured creditors by motion to modify after confirmation under § 1329? Burgie, Barbosa, Black, Berkley and Barrera: Assets, income, property of the estate, vesting, and modification after confirmation – it couldn’t be a bigger mess.

In re Barbosa, 235 F.3d 31 (1st Cir. 2000) (Torruella, Selya, Casellas).

In re Berkley, 613 B.R. 547 (9th Cir. BAP 2020) (Faris, Brand, Taylor).

In re Black, 609 B.R. 518 (9th Cir. BAP 2019) (Faris, Brand, Hercher).

In re Burgie, 239 B.R. 406 (9th Cir. BAP 1999) (Bufford, Ryan, Klein).

In re Barrera, 620 B.R. 645 (Bankr. D. Col. 2020) (Brown).

Please also see the following sections of Lundin On Chapter 13.

§ 120.3    11 U.S.C. § 1327(b): Vesting Effect on Property of Estate

§ 122.2    Windfalls, Inheritances, Lotteries and the Like

§ 126.2    Application of Tests for Confirmation

§ 126.3    Does Disposable Income Test Apply?

§ 126.6    Modification after Confirmation after BAPCPA

§ 127.9    To Increase Payments to Creditors

§ 143.2     In Cases Filed after October 22, 1994

New Cases Added to Lundin On Chapter 13 Case Updater

We are constantly adding new cases to the Updater that appears alongside every section of Lundin on Chapter 13 to keep you up to date in every area. Our most recent update was May 22, 2023.

Sections Updated in Lundin on Chapter 13

When we're not reading and analyzing new cases, we're updating sections of our treatise, Lundin on Chapter 13 and have several under revision right now for release soon!