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Hon. Brian D. Lynch, Chief Judge Mark L. Hatcher, Clerk of Court
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Documents Needed for Bankruptcy Filings
[last updated: 08/13/2014]

Rule 1007 Copies of Petitions, Lists, Schedules & Statements
The Court requires only an ORIGINAL document.
Please, no staples or holes punched in the original document.

ORDER OF DOCUMENTS FOR NEW BANKRUPTCY PETITIONS:

Voluntary Petition –Voluntary Petition (three pages) with signature of debtor(s) and signature of Attorney or Petition Preparer, (if applicable)

Exhibit D

B6 Summary of Schedules and Statistical Summary of Certain Liabilities and Related Data (Ch 7, Ch 11, Ch 13)

Schedules:

A   Real Property
B   Personal Property 1-33
C   Property Claimed as Exempt
D   Creditors Holding Secured Claims
E   Creditors Holding Unsecured Priority Claims
F   Creditors Holding Unsecured Non-Priority Claims
G   Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases
H   Codebtors
I   Current Income of Individual Debtor(s)
J   Current Expenses of Individual Debtor(s)

Unsworn Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury for Schedules (All chapters)

Statement of Financial Affairs 1-21 (All debtors, all chapters), in addition non-individual debtor(s) must complete questions 22-25 (all chapters).

Unsworn Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury for Statement of Financial Affairs (All Chapters)

Disclosure of Compensation Paid/Promised to Attorney (All chapters)

Typed List Containing the Names and Addresses of All Creditors (All chapters)

Statement of Social Security Number B21 (Official Form 21)

Certificate of Completion of Credit Counseling – Individual debtor(s) only (certificate is provided by Credit Counseling agency); or a statement that the debtor has received credit counseling but does not have the certificate from the agency (see Exhibit D, sec. 2), or a Motion for Waiver of Credit Counseling and Financial Management Course.

      A list of approved credit counseling & debtor education agencies is available in the Clerk’s Office or on the Internet at http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/ccde/index.htm

Certification (by signing petition) that debtor(s) received and read the sec. 342(b) Notice to Individual Consumer Debtors (Clerk’s Notice).

Statement of Current Monthly Income (Means Test Form)
      Form 22A – Chapter 7 Individual debtor(s) whose debts are primarily consumer debts
      Form 22B – Chapter 11 individual debtor(s)
      Form 22C – Chapter 13 individual debtor(s)

The Census Bureau, IRS Data and Administrative Expenses Multipliers ("median family income") required to complete the Means Test forms are available on the Internet at
http://www.usdoj.gov/ust/eo/bapcpa/meanstesting.htm

OTHER FORMS REQUIRED DEPENDING ON CHAPTER OR TYPE OF DEBTOR:

Exhibit C: Debtors who own or possess hazardous property

Corporations: Corporate Resolution

Chapter 13:
      Chapter 13 Plan
      Chapter 13 Trustee Information Sheet

Chapter 7 Secured Debt: Chapter 7 Individual Debtor’s Statement of Intention

Chapter 11: List of Creditors Holding 20 Largest Unsecured Claims

Chapter 11 Corporations: Exhibit A to Voluntary Petition

Chapter 11 Corporations and Partnerships: Customized Schedules I & J or a Profit and Loss Statement to meet the requirements of 11 U.S.C. sec. 521(1).)

Chapter 11 Small Business: List of 20 largest unsecured creditors and a Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, Statement of Operations, and Federal Tax Return, or a statement under penalty of perjury that no Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, or Statement of Operations has been prepared and no Federal Tax Return has been filed.

Documents Required by Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 Trustee: Chapter 7 and Chapter 13 debtors are required to submit to the trustee certain documents that are in addition to the forms filed with the court. The documents are listed in the Trustee Notice to
Debtor(s)

FOR EMERGENCY FILINGS: (Short Filings)

Voluntary Petition – Three-page Voluntary Petition signed by Debtor(s) & Attorney or Petition Preparer (if applicable)

Exhibit D

Filing Fee or Application to Pay Filing Fee in Installments, or Chapter 7 debtor(s) only may submit an Application for Waiver of Chapter 7 Filing Fee (In Forma Pauperis). Installment applications must be accompanied by a minimum filing fee amount.

Statement of Social Security Number

Typed List Containing the Names and Addresses of All Creditors

Certificate of Completion of Credit Counseling – Individual debtor(s) only (certificate is provided by Credit Counseling agency); or a statement that the debtor has received credit counseling but does not have the certificate from the agency (see Exhibit D, sec. 2), or a Motion for Waiver of Credit Counseling and Financial Management Course.

A list of approved credit counseling & debtor education agencies is available in the Clerk’s Office or on the Internet at Approved Credit Counseling Agencies (Judicial District is WAW)

Chapter 11: List of Creditors Holding 20 Largest Unsecured Claims

Chapter 11 Small Business: List of 20 largest unsecured creditors and a Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, Statement of Operations, and Federal Tax Return, or a statement under penalty of perjury that no Balance Sheet, Cash Flow Statement, or Statement of Operations has been prepared and no Federal Tax Return has been filed.

FOR FILING AN ADVERSARY PROCEEDING:

Complaint
$350.00 Filing Fee (if applicable)

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