How long does the court usually take to complete voluntary dismissal for chapter 13? 12 Answers as of July 01, 2014

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Barnhart Law Office | Bruce C Barnhart
21 days, unless there is an objection.
Answer Applies to: Nebraska
Replied: 7/1/2014
Ronald K. Nims LLC | Ronald K. Nims
After you file a motion for voluntary dismissal, the other interested parties (the trustee and the creditors) have 28 days to file a response challenging your right to get the dismissal. Challenges usually only happen if you've engaged in fraud, but still, you've got that month. If no one files a response to your motion, you need to file a proposed order granting your motion for a voluntary dismissal. What - you think judges and their staff have time to write routine orders? If you or your attorney doesn't file a proposed order, it could take a long time before anyone gets around to it. My experience with unopposed proposed orders is that they are processed somewhere between a week and three weeks. So, you're looking at somewhere between 6 to 8 weeks - that's if you file electronically on the court's ECF system. ?If you file a handwritten motion and ?handwritten order, that is barely legible and demonstrates a grasp of grammar and spelling on a third grade level - well, pack a lunch - it's gonna be awhile.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
Replied: 6/26/2014
Idaho Bankruptcy Law | Paul Ross
It is unclear what you are asking. If you filed a Motion to Dismiss the court will usually enter an order within a day or two. The Trustee then has to file an accounting with the Court. Once that is filed the case then be closed by the Court as long as there are not any objections. Dismissal should only take a day or two, but case closure could take up to or past a month.
Answer Applies to: Idaho
Replied: 6/26/2014
After you have made all the payments under the Ch 13 Plan and have filed a domestic relations form and completed the Debtor Education Certificate you are entitled to a discharge in bankruptcy.
Answer Applies to: Minnesota
Replied: 6/26/2014
Law Office of Peter M. Lively
Law Office of Peter M. Lively | Peter M. Lively
It shouldn't take more than a few days, but it depends on the judge assigned to your case.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 6/26/2014
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