Section 341(a) Meeting of Creditors

NOTE: The U.S. Trustee Program has announced that section 341 meetings will be conducted by telephone or video appearance in all cases filed during the period of the President's "Proclamation on Declaring a National Emergency Concerning the Novel Coronavirus Disease (COVID-19) Outbreak" issued March 13, 2020, and ending on the date that is 60 days after such declaration terminates. However, the U.S. Trustee may approve a request by a trustee in a particular case to continue the section 341 meeting to an in-person meeting in a manner that complies with local public health guidance, if the U.S. Trustee determines that an in-person examination of the debtor is required to ensure the completeness of the meeting or the protection of estate property.This policy may be revised at the discretion of the Director of the United States Trustee Program.

NOTE TOO that 341 notices issued on September 1, 2021, and later will nclude updated telephonic conference lines specific to each trustee and for chapter 11 cases. These new numbers are listed in the “Location” section of the 341 Meeting Notice itself. Be sure to check your 341 notice to ensure you are using the correct conference call phone number.