Chapter 13 and a missed repayment plan

I had filed a Chapter 13 to prevent a foreclosure from completion. I needed to change it to a Ch. 7 and missed the repayment plan. I got a letter of dismissal, what can I do?

Asked on May 22, 2009 under Bankruptcy Law, California


MD, Member, California Bar / FreeAdvice Contributing Attorney

Answered 10 years ago | Contributor

Oh boy....what happened? Was it an excusable reason you missed the payment?

Well, you need to immediately consult and/or hire a bankruptcy attorney in California to determine a) if the payment can be made now and allow the court/trustee to withdraw the letter of dismissal and b) help you with transferring it to a Chapter 7.

Try and then check his or her disciplinary record at the California State Bar under attorney search at

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