All secured creditors, including mortgage creditors, must be paid through the plan as part of the plan payment to the Chapter 13 Trustee. The only exception will be if a Debtor is current with a secured creditor. If the court allows the Debtor to make direct payments, the stay will be lifted as to that property and creditor, and that property will no longer have any bankruptcy court protection. This policy change is at the direction of all of the Judges in the Tampa & Fort Myers Divisions of the United States Bankruptcy Court Middle District of Florida.
Note: Your are required to use this form. Plan Links:
13 PLAN UPDATED Revised 13 Plan as of 05-1-14
Update for Judge McEwen Tampa Confirmation Process
12 PLAN UPDATED Revised 12 Plan as of 10 13 11
All payments should be mailed to:
Jon M. Waage, Chapter 13 Trustee
PO Box 260
Memphis, TN 38101-0260
Note: Correspondence must be mailed to a separate address. Please see the contact us page for the address.
Payment Information: Check to Trustee
What We Do:
The Office of Jon M. Waage, Standing Chapter 13 Trustee for the Middle District of Florida, administers chapter 13 bankruptcy cases in the Tampa and Fort Myers Divisions. Matters are heard before Judge Caryl E. Delano, and Judge Catherine Peek McEwen. We administer bankruptcy cases under the supervision of the United States Trustee and act as a clearinghouse, to receive and disburse funds exactly as prescribed by orders of the court.
EXCEL Chapter 13 Plan Calculator:
What We Cannot Do:
The trustee and his staff are prohibited from giving legal advice.
Should be mailed or faxed to our office please see the Contact Us page for the address and fax number.
Please keep in mind that our office needs approx. 2 weeks after you have mailed/faxed them to us for processing before we would be able to inform you whether or not we have received your tax returns.
Phone Extensions of Staff and Holiday Closings:
Do you want a list of extensions for the staff of the trusteeship? Click on this link to download this PDF document: Phone Extensions
Do you want to know what days the trusteeship will be closed in 2015?
The United States Trustee Program: http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/
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