Solicitor General Asks Judges to Skip Ch. 13 Severance Fight

ByDonald L. Leech

Aug 31, 2022
By Brent Godwin (August 31, 2022, 7:56 p.m. EDT) – The United States Solicitor General has advised the United States Supreme Court not to hear a case in which a bankruptcy judge refused to let a debtor of the Chapter 13 catch up on missed payments following the expiration of their five-year payment plan, saying the question of whether bankruptcy judges have the power to do so has not been debated enough.

In an amicus brief to the High Court on Tuesday, Attorney General Elizabeth B. Prelogar said the Tenth Circuit erred in upholding a bankruptcy court’s refusal to grant full discharge to debtor Margaret Kinney after she missed her last three payments to HSBC under…

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