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Can you refinance your home during a Chapter 13 bankruptcy?

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2005-12-04 22:05:50
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The "13" is not refinanced as such, but you may file a motion to have it amended if circumstances have changed significantly since the orignal filing, such as a reduction in pay, loss of employment, illness, etc. The involved party should contact the BK trustee for specific information.

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