Modification of Chapter 13 Plan Prior to Confirmation

Rev. 1/15/2019


11 U.S.C. § 1323


Amended Standing Order Procedure for Modification of Chapter 13 Plan (Effective June 1, 2018).



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


Only a modified plan and negative notice are required when changing an unconfirmed plan.  The notice must include a statement that recipients have *30 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.


Important Note: If the debtor did not provide notice of the original plan pursuant to Miss. Bankr. L.R. 3015-1(c), the attorney must send notice of the modification to all creditors.



Related topic: Chapter 13 Amendment to Schedules


*Effective June 1, 2018, the amended standing order changed the objection period changed from 21 to 30 days.





Modified Plan

Notice with Certificate of Service


Step 1: File Modified Plan

Docket Event:


[Bankruptcy> Plan> Modified Chapter 13 Plan] 



Docketing Process:


  • The filer must relate the modified plan to the docket entry for the previous filed plan.
  • The filer must select the specific motions/requests when the modified plan includes a new debt in parts 3.2 or 3.4, new collateral in 3.5 or new lease/contract in 6.1.


 The selections made determines the final docket text.



Step 2: File notice with Certificate of Service

 See: Notice of Modified Plan (Chapter 13)