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Filing Requirements for Chapter 13

Filing Requirements for Chapter 13:

   Fee - $313.00 – Fee must be in the exact amount; Cash or money order only from pro-se filers. 

or Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments (Form B103A)

   Copies – The Court only requires the original documents.

Documents Required for Chapter 13 Filings:

  • Voluntary Petition (Official Form 101 for individuals: including attorney’s signature, if applicable, and a completed Part 5 for individual debtors)
  • Bankruptcy Petition Preparer’s Notice, Declaration and Signature (Form 119) (for Pro Se filers that use a petition preparer)
  • Disclosure of Compensation of Bankruptcy Petition Preparer (Form 2800) (for Pro Se filers that use a petition preparer)
  • Chapter 13 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income and Calculation of Commitment Period (Form 122C-1)
  • Chapter 13 Plan (Local Form 104)
  • Certificate of Completion of Credit Counseling Course (Only for individuals. May include repayment plan)
  • Statement About Your Social Security Numbers (Form 121)
  • Statement of Financial Affairs (Form 107)
  • Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor (Local Form 102) (For Use by Attorneys Only)
  • Creditor Matrix (format specified by and available from the Clerk’s Office)
  • 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
      • 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 (if applicable)(individuals) (Form 106J-2)
      • Declaration About an Individual Debtor's Schedules (Form 106-Declaration)