Split 4th Circuit: Social Security Income Valid In Chapter 13 Plan Feasibility

RICHMOND, Va. - A split panel of the Fourth Circuit U.S. Court of Appeals on July 1 reversed and remanded a case, ruling that a bankruptcy court must consider a debtor's Social Security income when determining the feasibility of his Chapter 13 payment plan (Robert D. Mort Ranta v. Thomas Patrick Gorman, No. 12-2017, Chapter 13, 4th Cir.; 2013 U.S. App. LEXIS 13426).

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