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Bankruptcy Forms - Required for Filing

For both chapter 7 and 13 cases, you must submit the following forms and pay a filing fee before we can begin processing your bankruptcy case:

  1. Voluntary Petition (Form 101) /Sign the form and include a day-time phone number.
  2. Filing Fee or Application to Pay Filing Fee in Installments (Form 103Aor Fee Waiver for Chapter 7 Filers (Form 103B)
  3. Creditor Matrix /Please use our online program.
  4. Statement of Social Security NumberNon-debtor spouse information: Local Form 121 - Statement of Non-filing Spouse's Social Security Number
  5. Certificate of Credit Counseling Warning: You must take the credit counseling before filing bankruptcy. Please READ
  6. Bankruptcy Petition Preparer’s Notice, Declaration and Signature (Form 119) / If applicable
  7. Disclosure of Compensation of Bankruptcy Petition Preparer (Form 2800) / If applicable

You must file the following schedules and statements no later than 14 days after filing the voluntary petition.  We recommend filing them at the same time:

  1. A Summary of Your Assets and Liabilities and Certain Statistical Information (Individuals)
  2. Schedule A/B : Property
  3. Schedule C : The Property You Claim Exempt (Individuals)
  4. Schedule D : Creditors Who Hold Claims Secured by Property (Individuals)
  5. Schedule E/F : Creditors Who Have Unsecured Claims (Individuals)
  6. Schedule G : Executory Contracts & Unexpired Leases
  7. Schedule H : Your Codebtors
  8. Schedule I : Your Income
  9. Schedule J : Your Expenses
  10. Schedule J-2 : Expenses for Separate Household of Debtor 2 (Individuals)
  11. Declaration About an Individual Debtor's Schedules
  12. Your Statement of Financial Affairs for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy
  13. Chapter 7 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income (122A-1)/ Chapter 7 Means Test Calculation (122A-2)/Supp Statement of Exemption from Presumption of Abuse Under §707(b)(2) (122A1-Supp)
  14. Chapter 13 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income and Calculation of Commitment Period (122C-1)/ Chapter 13 Calculation of Your Disposable Income (122C-2)
  15. Model Chapter 13 Plan  Word / PDF
  16. Payment Advices Cover Sheet

You must file the following statement within 30 days of filing the voluntary petition:

  1. Statement of Intention for Individuals Filing Under Chapter 7 (Form 108)

You must file the following before a discharge can be granted:

  1. Completion of a Financial Management Course (You MUST file the completion certificate) 
  2. Chapter 13 Debtor's Certifications regarding Domestic Support Obligations, Section 522(q) and Completion of Chapter 13 Plan Payments (LOCAL Form 2831)

Other Forms & Information:

  1. Reaffirmation Agreement Documents
  2. Reaffirmation Agreement
  3. Motion for Approval of Reaffirmation Agreement
  4. Information on Reaffirming Debts