Chapter 11 Filing Requirements

Chapter 11 Individual and Non-Individual Filing Requirements

 Instructions for Individual Debtors (pdf) Instructions for Non-Individual Debtors (pdf)

 Required Documents Due with the petition (minimum filing requirements for a Chapter 11):

  • Form 101 Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (individual) or Form 201 Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (non-individual)
  •  Filing Fee -See Fee Schedules or
    Form 103A Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments (individual) ) $75.00 Minimum payment due with the Application
  • Form 201A Attachment to Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals filing for Bankruptcy Under Chapter 11 (non-individual)
  • Notarized or Affidavit of Corporate Action authorizing the filing (non-individual) Local Rule 1002-1(A)(2)
  • Local Form 7007.1-1 Corporate Disclosure Statement (non-individual)
  • Local Form 1007-1(G) Pro Se Filing Disclosure (pro se individual)
  • Form 2010  Notice Required by 11 U.S.C. Sec 342(b) for Individual Filing for Bankruptcy (individual)
  • Mailing Matrix List of all creditors Local Rule 1007-I-1(E)
  • Local Form 1008-1 Verification to Mailing Matrix
  • Form 104 (individual) or Form 204 (non-individual) List of Creditors Who Have the 20 Largest Unsecured Claims Against You and Are Not Insiders
  • Form 121  Statement about Your Social Security Numbers (pro se individual)
  • Certificate of credit counseling for each debtor, Request for 30 day Extension to File Credit Counseling or Motion for Exemption of Credit Counseling (individual) Local Rule 1007-I-1(C)
  • Form 119  Bankruptcy Petition Preparer’s Notice, Declaration and Signature (pro se individual with petition preparer)
  • Form 2800  Disclosure of Compensation of Bankruptcy Petition Preparer (pro se individual with petition preparer)

 Documents due with the petition or within 14 days thereafter:

  • Form 106A/B  Property (individual) or 206A/B(non-individual) Assets Real Property and Personal Property
  • Form 106C  The Property you Claim as Exempt (individual)
  • Form 106D  (individual) or  Form 206D (non-individual) Creditors Who Have Claims Secured by Property
  • Form 106E/F  (individual) or Form 206E/F Creditors Who Have Unsecured Claims 
  • Form 106G  (individual) or Form 206G (non-individual) Executory Contracts/Unexpired Leases (non-individual)
  • Form 106H  (individual) or Form 206H (non-individual) Your Co-debtors
  • Form 106I  Your Income (individual)
  • Form 106J  Your Expenses (individual)
  • Form 106J-2 Expenses for Separate Household of Debtor 2 (individual)
  • Form 106Sum -Summary of Your Assets and Liabilities and Certain Statistical Information of Schedules (individual)
  • Form 206Sum  Summary of Assets and Liabilities for Non-Individual Debtors (non-individual) 
  • Form 106Dec  Declaration about an Individual Debtor’s Schedules (individual)
  • Form 202 Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury for Non-Individuals (non-individual)
  • Form 107 Statement of Financial Affairs for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (individual) or Form 207 (non-individual) Statement of Financial Affairs for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy
  • Form 122B Chapter 11 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income (individual)
  • Local Form 1007-1(H) Certification of Payment Advice's with attached copies of all payment advices (pay stubs) or other evidence of payment received by the debtor from an employer within 60 days before filing the petition (individual)
  • Form 2030 Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor

 Documents due within 14 days after the filing of the schedules:

  • Local Form 4002-1(B) Affidavit and Disclosure of Domestic Support Obligations (individual) THE AFFIDAVIT SHOULD BE MAILED TO THE UNITED STATES TRUSTEE AND NOT FILED WITH THE COURT

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

  • A copy of the Federal income tax return (or transcript of return) for the most recent tax year ending before filing (individual and non-individual) THE COPIES SHOULD BE MAILED TO THE UNITED STATES TRUSTEE AND NOT FILED WITH THE COURT Local Rule 4002-1(D)

 Documents due 120 day or 180 days after the filing of the petition:

  • Chapter 11 Plan and Disclosure Statement due 120 days
  • Small Business Chapter 11 Plan and Disclosure Statement Due 180 days

 

 Documents due before the last payment is made under the plan and before the discharge can be granted:

  • Form 423 Certification of Financial Management or Certificate of Financial Management Course (individual)
  • Local Form 4004-1(A)(11) Chapter 11 Certification of Compliance and Motion for Entry of Discharge (individual)