If I file chapter 13, can I remarry without my payments increasing? 7 Answers as of May 23, 2016

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Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
I have never seen it happen.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 5/23/2016
Ronald K. Nims LLC | Ronald K. Nims
Marriage is considered grounds for the modification of your chapter 13 plan. However, depending on your household income and household expenses, your plan payment may go up, down or stay the same.
Answer Applies to: Ohio
Replied: 5/20/2016
A Fresh Start
A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
It would depend on the amount of your spouse's income and extra expenses.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 5/19/2016
Goldsmith & Guymon
Goldsmith & Guymon | Marjorie Guymon
No, not unless you do a prenup that makes it clear your new husband's income is not community property.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 5/19/2016
Richard B. Jacobson & Associates, LLC | Richard B. Jacobson
Probably. But there is a chance the Ch. 13 Trustee will ask for a new budget. Certainly if you need to amend your Plan before all payments are made, you will have to submit a new budget.
Answer Applies to: Wisconsin
Replied: 5/19/2016
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