Modification of Chapter 13 Plan Prior to Confirmation

Rev. 12/14/2017


11 U.S.C. § 1323

Standing Order Procedure for Modification of Chapter 13 Plan


Modification of chapter 13 plans before confirmation requires notice to the trustee, United States Trustee, and all creditors affected by the modification.


Effective April 1, 2015, for unconfirmed plans only the modified plan and notice to affected parties is required.  The notice must include a statement that recipients have 21 days to object to the proposed modification by filing an objection with the court.  If an objection is timely filed, the court will schedule a hearing.


Related topic: Chapter 13 Amendment to Schedules




Modified Plan

Notice with Certificate of Service


Step 1: File Modified Plan

Docket Event:

[Bankruptcy> Plan> Modified Chapter 13 Plan] 



Docketing Process:


  • Filer must relate modified plan to the docket entry for the plan changes are being made.


The filer must select the specific reliefs (if any) that were NOT included with the previous Plan:



 The selections made determines the final docket text.



Step 2: File notice with Certificate of Service

 See: Notice of Modified Plan (Chapter 13)