If I’m in a 5 year Chapter 13 repayment plan with just 8 months to go and have been laid off, can my friends continue to make my payments for the time remaining?

My position was eliminated at work and I am on a 3 month moratorium with my plan. Good friends want to see me complete the plan and desire to make the payment for 8 months while I am seeking employment. How does that work with the trustee?

Asked on September 25, 2014 under Bankruptcy Law, Arizona


Greg Wiley / Law Office of Greg Wiley PLLC

Answered 6 years ago | Contributor

I doubt the trustee willhave an issue with it.  Contact your attorney to see if there are anyother options.  You may be able to get a hardship discharge.  Regardless, I would think the trustee is likley to be fine with another person making your payments. 

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