Required Lists

The following documents must be filed separately and not included in the same PDF as the Petition:

 

 

Due WITH the Petition (minimum filing requirements):

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  • Filing Fee

If the fee is to be paid in installments or the debtor requests a waiver of the fee, the debtor must be an individual and must file a signed application for court approval.  Official Form 103A or 103B

 

Schedule of Current Bankruptcy Fees

 

Note:  Filing fees must be paid either by cash, cashier's check, money order, credit card, or an attorney's firm check made payable to "Clerk, U.S. Bankruptcy Court."  Check or credit card payments from debtors will not be accepted.

 

Rule 1006(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

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  • Voluntary Petition (Official Form B101 for individual cases or B201 for non-individuals)

  • Must include names and addresses of all creditors.   

  • If the debtor is not an individual or a governmental unit, Statement of Corporate Ownership must be included. Per Clerk's Notice of 2/15/11

  • All but the last four digits of the debtor's social security number must be redacted.

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Local Rule B-1007-1(b)

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  • List of Creditors holding the 20 largest unsecured claims (Official Form B104)

Rule 1007(d), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

 

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  • A list of creditors having or claiming to have a secured claim. This may also be filed using Schedule D, so long as it is accompanied by the Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury.

S.D.Ind. B-1002-1(b)(5)

 

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Required if the debtor is an individual.  Rule 1007(f), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

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Due with the petition or within 7 days:

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  • Small Business Balance Sheet, Statement of Operations, Cash Flow Statement and Tax Return  - 11 U.S.C. 1116 (1). All of these documents must be signed by the debtor/debtor's attorney.

- Small Business Chapter 11 cases only

 

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Due with the petition or within 14 days:

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Individual debtors only:

  • Certificate of Credit Counseling (due with Petition unless):

Debtor has indicated in their Voluntary Petition that the debtor has received counseling but does not have certificate, the certificate is due within 14 days.

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Individual debtors only:

  • Schedules A/B-J and Declaration under Penalty of Perjury (Official Form B106)

Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

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Non-Individual debtors only:

 Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

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  • A Summary of Your Assets and Liabilities and Certain Statistical Information (Required if the debtor is an individual with primarily consumer debts)

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Rule 1007 (b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

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  • Names and address of equity security holders of the debtor (Required for corporate Chapter 11 debtors only)

Rule 1007(a)(3), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

 

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Required if the debtor is an individual.   Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

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Required if the debtor is an individual.  Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

 

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Required if the debtor is an individual.  Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

 

 

 

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Required if the debtor is an individual.  Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

Note: It is not sufficient to file a document stating that pay advices were mailed to the Trustee. Copies of pay advices, if available, must be filed with the Court.

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  • Statement of intention regarding secured property  (Official Form B108)

Required only if the debtor is an individual and the schedule of assets and  liabilities contains debts secured by property of the estate or personal property subject to an unexpired lease.  11 U.S.C. C§ 362(h) and 521(a)(2).

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  • Statement disclosing compensation paid or to be paid to the attorney for the debtor (if the debtor has an attorney)

11 U.S.C. § 329, Rule 2016(b), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

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  • Statement disclosing compensation paid or to be paid to a "bankruptcy petition preparer” as defined in 11 U.S.C. § 110 if a paid petition preparer was used (Official Form B2800)       

11 U.S.C. § 110(h)

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  • Notice to debtor by "bankruptcy petition preparer"  (Official Form 119) if a paid petition preparer was used. The first page is required only if the corresponding Declaration in the Voluntary Petition or other new case document has not been signed   

11 U.S.C. § 110(b)(2)(B)

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  • Notice to Individual Consumer Debtor (Required if the debtor is an individual with primarily consumer debts, the debtor has an attorney, and that attorney has not signed Exhibit B) (Official Form B2010)

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Rule 3015, Fed.R.Bankr.P.

 

 

 

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Due 7 days before the date first set for the Section 341 meeting of creditors:

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  • Provide to the trustee, a copy of the Federal income tax return (or transcript of return) for the most recent tax year ending before filing  11 U.S.C. § 521(e).

            

 

Note:  Unless ordered to do so under § 521(f), debtors should NOT file tax returns with the Court.  Tax information required under § 521(e)(2) should be provided directly to the trustee and any requesting creditor.

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Due within 90 days:

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  • Chapter 12 Plan

11 U.S.C. § 1221.

 

 

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Due before the discharge is granted:

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Required if the debtor is an individual.  In a chapter 7 case, must be filed within 45 days after the Section 341 meeting of creditors.  In a chapter 13 case, must be filed no later that the last payment made by the debtor as required by the plan or the filing of a motion for entry of a discharge under 11 U.S.C. § 1328(b).  Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.

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