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Filing Requirements for Chapter 11

Filing Requirements for Chapter 11:

   Fee - $1,738.00 – Fee must be in the exact amount. Cash or money order only from pro-se filers. (Note: The Filing Fee may be paid in installments by Individual Debtors, using the form prescribed by the Court and accompanied by the proper initial payment.)

   Copies – The Court only requires the original documents.

Documents Required for Chapter 11 Filings:

   Voluntary Petition (Official Form 101 for individuals or Form 201 for non-individuals; also, include Form 201A if a corporation and required to file periodic reports with the SEC)

   Chapter 11 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income (Form 122B) (Individuals Only)

   Declaration of Debtor Regarding Payment Advices (Local Official Form No. 9)

   Certificate of Completion of Credit Counseling Course (Only for individuals. May include repayment plan)

   Statement About Your Social Security Numbers (Form 121)

   Corporate Resolution (only if a corporation)

   Chapter 11 List of Equity Security Holders

   List of Creditors Who Have the 20 Largest Unsecured Claims Against You and Are Not Insiders (Form 104 for individuals or Form 204 for non-individuals)

   Schedules A/B-J and Summary (Note: If a schedule is not applicable, please state so on the relevant schedule; Appropriate individual or non-individual Schedules A/B-J and Summary should be filed with all cases.)

Schedules for Individual Debtors

  • Declaration About an Individual Debtor's Schedules (Form 106-Declaration)
  • A Summary of Your Assets and Liabilities and Certain Statistical Information (individuals) (Form 106-Summary)
  • Schedule A/B: Property (individuals) (Form 106 A/B)
  • Schedule C: The Property You Claim as Exempt (individuals) (Form 106C)
  • Schedule D: Creditors Who Hold Claims Secured By Property (individuals) (Form 106D)
  • Schedule E/F: Creditors Who Have Unsecured Claims (individuals) (Form 106E/F)
  • Schedule G: Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases (individuals) (Form 106G)
  • Schedule H: Your Codebtors (individuals) (Form 106H)
  • Schedule I: Your Income (individuals) (Form 106I)
  • Schedule J: Your Expenses (indvididuals) (Form 106J)
  • Schedule J-2: Expenses for Separate Household of Debtor 2 (individuals) (Form 106J-2)

Schedules for Non-Individual Debtors

  • A Summary of Your Assets and Liabilities (non-individuals) (Form 206-Summary)
  • Schedule A/B: Property (non-individuals) (Form 206 A/B)
  • Schedule D: Creditors Who Hold Claims Secured By Property (non-individuals) (Form 206D)
  • Schedule E/F: Creditors Who Have Unsecured Claims (non-individuals) (Form 206E/F)
  • Schedule G: Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases (non-individuals) (Form 206G)
  • Schedule H: Your Codebtors (non-individuals) (Form 206H)

   Statement of Financial Affairs (Form 107 for individuals or Form 207 for non-individuals)

   Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor (Form 2030) or Disclosure of Compensation of Bankruptcy Petition Preparer (Form 2800) (For Use by Attorneys Only)

   Creditor Matrix and Coversheet (format specified by and available from the Clerk’s Office)

   Balance Sheet (small business requirement)

   Statement of Operations (small business requirement)

   Cash Flow Statement (small business requirement)

   Federal Income Tax Return (small business requirement)