Government Shutdown Crisis Budgeting

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Bankruptcy & Foreclosure | Reading Time: 5 minutes

Here we go again. The government shut down is scheduled to start October 1. Federal employees may soon be unsure about when they will get a paycheck. This one could last a long time.  What is the best way to budget for a short term crisis like the government shutdown? As a bankruptcy attorney in…

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What Happens If I Can’t Make My Chapter 13 Plan Payment Due To The Government Shutdown?

by Dave Gormley | Posted in Bankruptcy & Foreclosure | Reading Time: 3 minutes

The government shutdown is going to cause intense financial pressure on one very select group of people – government workers and contractors who are in a Chapter 13 Bankruptcy payment plan. Individuals in a chapter 13 plan are supposed to send in regular plan payments to the bankruptcy trustee, who disburses the money to their…

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