§ 155.6 — Bankruptcy Rule 4008: Discharge Hearing

Revised: September 28, 2009

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The bankruptcy court is permitted but not required to schedule a discharge hearing within 30 days following the entry of an order granting or denying discharge in a Chapter 13 case. After the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention and Consumer Protection Act of 2005 (BAPCPA),1 if § 522(q) applies,2 a hearing may be required prior to entry of discharge.3


 

1  Pub. L. No. 109-8, 119 Stat. 23 (2005).

 

2  See 11 U.S.C. § 522(q), discussed in § 547.1 [ Delay of Discharge: § 522(q)(1) and Pending Proceedings ] § 156.6  Delay of Discharge: § 522(q)(1) and Pending Proceedings.

 

3  See § 547.1 [ Delay of Discharge: § 522(q)(1) and Pending Proceedings ] § 156.6  Delay of Discharge: § 522(q)(1) and Pending Proceedings.