Statement of Current Monthly Income / Means Test

Menu item to use:

Bankruptcy > Schedules/Statement of Financial Affairs/Initial Required Documents >

Ch 7 Statement of Current Monthly Income and Means Test (B22A) OR

Chapter 13 Statement of Current Monthly and Disposable Income (B22C) OR

Chapter 11 Statement of Current Monthly Income (B22B)

 

U.S.C.: 521(a)(1)

FRBP: 1007 (b), (c)

Official Form 22A (Chapter 7), Official Form 22C (Chapter 13), Form B22B (Chapter 11)

 

General Information

 

 

Filing Requirements

 

 

 

 

 

 

Step-by-Step Procedures:

  1. Log into CM/ECF

  2. Select Bankruptcy > Schedules/Statement of Financial Affairs/Initial Required Documents

  3. Enter case number (e.g., xx-xxxxx).  Click Next

  4. Select one of the following from the event list (according to chapter of case) and click Next:

 

  1. External Users Only: Check box if jointly filing with another attorney, click Next. If jointly filing, select additional attorneys, click Next

 

  1. Select the party filer.  If the party is not listed, click on Add/Create New Party

 

Note: The "Attorney/Party Association” screen may appear. If your party selection was correct, check the box to create an association.

  1. Browse to select the document (pdf file).  Click Next

  2. Chapter 7 cases only: Answer question re: Presumption of abuse. Click Next.    Debtor is claiming exclusion as a member of the National Guard or Reserves. Which answer should be chosen?

  3. Enter current income of individual debtor(s).  Click Next

  4. Verify the final docket text; if correct, click Next

 

Note: Notice of Electronic Filing displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic notification in the case.

 

  1. If debtor is claiming exclusion as a member of the National Guard or Reserves (if the box on revised Official Form 22A labelled "The presumption is temporarily inapplicable" was checked), docket a Statement of Debtor's Temporary Exclusion from Means Test.

 

Curing a Deficient Filing:

If the Application is deficient: An amended pleading that cures the deficiencies must be filed prior to the deficiency deadline using the above procedure or the bankruptcy case may be dismissed.