Rule 3015-2. Chapter 13 – Modification of Plans

(a) MODIFICATION BEFORE CONFIRMATION. The debtor in a chapter 13 case may file a modified plan anytime before confirmation. The plan shall conform to Local Form 3015-1 except that it shall be labeled “Modified Plan.” The debtor shall give notice of the modification together with the modified plan to the trustee, the United States Trustee, and each creditor whose treatment is adversely changed by the modification and who has not accepted the change in writing. The notice shall be given not later than seven days or mailed not later than ten days before the confirmation hearing. The notice shall indicate the date, time and place of the confirmation hearing and the objection deadline. Notwithstanding the provisions of Local Rule 3015-3, any objection to a modified plan filed preconfirmation shall be filed and served not later than 24 hours prior to the time and date set for the confirmation hearing.

(b) POSTCONFIRMATION MODIFICATION. A motion for postconfirmation modification shall be filed and served no later than twenty-eight days prior to the date of the scheduled hearing. Any response shall be filed and served no later than five days prior to the scheduled hearing. Any motion seeking a reduction of the debtor’s chapter 13 plan payment shall include a verified statement of the debtor’s current income and expenditures, using the format of Schedules I and J, and Schedule J-2, if applicable.

Fed. R. Bankr. P. Reference 3019.