Who Files a Chapter 13?
There are many reasons you would want to file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy. Chapter 13 can help you pay back mortgage arrears, property taxes, or income taxes as well as restructure your car loan. If your household income is over the state median income for your household size, you would also look to a Chapter 13 bankruptcy to give you your fresh start. We can help you assess your current situation to determine whether a Chapter 13 bankruptcy is right for you.
Establishing a Payment Plan
When you file a Chapter 13 bankruptcy, you make a monthly payment to a bankruptcy trustee and pay back a percent of your debt over a 3- to 5-year period. The percent you pay back is based on your specific situation but is typically less than 100%. In fact, most of our clients pay back less than 40% of their debt. The rest of the dischargeable debt gets wiped away at the end of the bankruptcy. We understand how intimidating this aspect of the process can be and the biggest concern is, “What if I can’t afford the payment?” There are many factors that go into determining the monthly payment to the trustee, and we will let you know what you could change to reduce that payment. Together, we’ll assess your needs and create a manageable payment plan that enables you to pay back your debts comfortably.
Customized Legal Guidance
At Grady BK, PLLC, your needs come first. Financial matters can be highly personal and sensitive, which is why I remain committed to serving you with the compassion and care you deserve during this stressful time. You will receive advice specifically tailored to your situation. What’s best for someone else may not be what’s best for you. My goal is to provide you with all the information and tools you need to navigate this process with confidence. Together, we’ll lay a solid foundation to ensure you receive your fresh start and begin rebuilding your credit.
Contact Grady BK, PLLC Today
Don’t put off filing for bankruptcy any longer. Although it may seem like an intimidating step, delaying it will only make your financial situation worse. Get on the path to healthy finances by turning to the team for Chapter 13 bankruptcy NY residents can trust. Turn to Grady BK, PLLC. The sooner you contact us, the sooner we can help you turn your finances around and get you out of debt.
If you’re ready to tackle your debt, get in touch with Grady BK, PLLC. You can give us a call at (315) 299-9005 or fill out our online form to contact our team today. We look forward to hearing from you and seeing how we can help.