Chapter 13 debtors’ lifestyles

May 31, 2013

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  • 51XVIII Individual Debt Adjustment
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51 BankruptcyChapter 13 debtors do not have any entitlement, at expense of their creditors, to maintain their prepetition lifestyles and status in society, especially where their prior lifestyles were characterized by luxury, excessive consumption of nonessentials, or inordinately high expenditures for purchases of necessities.
In re Daniel, 260 B.R. 763 (Bankr. E.D. Va., 2001)