In re Garcia

Ruling: 
Debtors could not modify plan in order to keep proceeds of sale of homestead not timely reinvested in a new home.
Issue: 
Whether chapter 13 debtors who claimed a homestead exemption under Tex. Prop. Code Ann. § 41.001 and sold their homestead with the court's permission, but did not reinvest the proceeds of sale in another homestead within six months, were allowed to modify their bankruptcy plan so they could keep the proceeds.
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Consumer case opionion summary, case decided on September 27,2013, LexisNexis #1013-133