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Filing Requirements - Chapter 13 Petition

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Review appropriate instructions before completing forms:

Instructions for Bankruptcy Forms for Individuals  


Form #


Voluntary Petition for Individuals B 101  
Statement of Financial Affairs B 107  
Schedule A/B: Property B 106A/B  
Schedule C: Property You Claim as Exempt B 106C  
Schedule D: Creditors Who Hold claims Secured by Property B 106D  
Schedule E/F: Creditors Who Have Unsecured Claims B 106E/F  
Schedule G: Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases B 106G  
Schedule H: Your Codebtors B 106H  
Schedule I: Your Income B 106I  
Schedule J: Your Expenses B 106J  
Schedule J-2: Expenses for Separate Household of Debtor 2 B 106J-2 • If an individual joint case and if Debtor 1 and Debtor 2 keep separate households, Debtor 2 must complete and include Schedule J-2
Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor B 2030 • If debtor is represented by an attorney
Summary of Assets and Liabilities and Certain Statistical Information B 106Sum  
Declaration About an Individual Debtor's Schedules B 106Dec  
Bankruptcy Petition Preparer's Notice, Declaration and Signature B 119 • If petition/forms were prepared by a petition preparer
Disclosure of Compensation of Bankruptcy Petition Preparer B 2800 • If petition/forms were prepared by a petition preparer
Ch. 13 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income and Calculation of Commitment Period B 122C-1 • All chapter 13 debtors must complete this form
Ch. 13 Calculation of Your Disposable Income B 122C-2 • If debtor's completed Form 122C-1 shows income above the median, debtor must file this form
List of Creditors -- • Name and addresses only of all creditors (More Information/Guidelines)

Forms to Complete Petition (filed as separate documents):

Statement of Social Security Number B 121  
Pro Se Affidavit Local F61 • If debtor is not represented by an attorney
Certificate of Credit Counseling -- • Individual only (Credit Counseling required prior to filing - More Information)
Payment Advices or
Statement Regarding Pay Stubs
Local Form

• Copies of Pay Stubs (or other evidence of payment) received from any employer within 60 days prior to filing; OR a Statement signed by the Debtor certifying within 60 days prior to filing, the debtor did not receive pay stubs from any employer and was either Unemployed, Self−employed or other explanation.
Chapter 13 Plan Local Plan  
Application to Pay Filing Fee in Installments Local Applic • If individual debtor is seeking to pay the filing fee in installments
Request for Employer Deduction Order Local Form • To have plan payments deducted from earnings and sent directly to chapter 13 trustee