Basic Chapter 13 Time Line
Day of Filing
Case Begins. Automatic Stay goes into effect. A Trustee is assigned to your case.
30 Days After Filing
First payment under payment plan is due. You must make the payment.
40 Days After Filing
A Section 341 Meeting of Creditors is held. You must attend this meeting.
3 to 5 Years After Filing
If you made all your plan payments, your debts are discharged.
For more information on the time line in a Chapter 13 bankruptcy case, please feel free to consult a Houston bankruptcy attorney at the Rashid Law Firm.