Chapter 11 Requirements & Time Limits

All documents are to be filed in compliance with the Administrative Procedures for Electronic Case Filing, ECF Procedure 3. When documents are filed in paper form in compliance with ECF Procedure 3, an original is required for filing.

Non-Individual Checklist

  Requirements Deadlines
1. Filing fee Required at filing
2.

Voluntary Petition For Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form B201)

Required at filing
3. Attachment to Voluntary Petition for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy under Chapter 11 (Official form B201A) Required at filing
4. Statement Regarding Authority to Sign and File Petition 14 days
5. Summary of Assets and Liabilities for Non-Individuals (Official Form B206Sum) 14 days
6. Schedules A-H (Excluding  Sch. C)  (Official Forms B206A/B, B206D, B206E/F, B206G, B206H) 14 days
7. Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury for Non-Individuals (Official Form B202) 14 days
8. Statement of Financial Affairs for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form B207) 14 days
9. Chapter 11 or Chapter 9 Cases: List of Creditors Who Have the 20 Largest Unsecured Claims and Are Not Insiders (Official Form B204) Required at filing
10. Equity Security Holders List (Self-Generated) 14 days
11. Equity Security Holders Matrix Required at filing
12. Statement of Attorney for Debtor(s) Pursuant to F.R.Bankr.P. 2016(b) – Local Form 14 days
13. Bankruptcy Petition Cover Sheet (Local Form) Required at filing
14. Statement of Debtor Regarding Corporate Ownership (Local Form) Required at filing
15. List of Creditors (Names and addresses of all creditors of debtor) Required at filing
16. Statement Regarding Authority to Sign and File Petition 14 days
17. Balance Sheet (small business only) 14 days
18. Cash Flow Statement (small business only) 14 days
19. Income Tax Return (small business only) 14 days
20. Statement of Operation (small business only) 14 days
21. Statement that the above four (4) items have not been filed 14 days

Individual Checklist

  Requirements Deadlines
1. Filing fee Required at filing
2. Voluntary Petition For Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form B101) Required at filing
3. Summary of Your Assets and Liabilities and Certain Statistical Information (Official Form B106Sum) 14 days
4. Certificate of Budget and Credit Counseling 14 days
5. Schedules A-J (Official Forms B106A/B, B106C, B106D, B106E/F, B106G, B106H, B106I, B106J)** 14 days
6. Statement of Financial Affairs for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form B107) 14 days
7. For Individual Chapter 11 Cases: The List of Creditors Who Have the 20 Largest Unsecured Claims Against You Who Are Not Insiders (Official Form B104) Required at filing
8. Disclosure of Compensation Pursuant to Bankruptcy Rule 2016(b) (Local Form) 14 days
9. Notice Required by 11 U.S.C. §342(b) for Individuals filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form B2010) Required at filing
10. Bankruptcy Petition Cover Sheet (Local Form) Required at filing
11. Statement About Your Social Security Numbers (Official Form B121) Required at filing
12. Chapter 11 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income (Official Form B122B) 14 days
13. List of Creditors (Names and addresses of all creditors of debtor) Required at filing
14. Declaration About an Individual Debtor’s Schedules (Official Form 106Dec) Required at filing
15. Bankruptcy Petition Preparer’s Notice, Declaration, and Signature (Official Form B119) (If Applicable)) 14 days
16. Statement of Petition Preparer Pursuant to F.R.Bank.P.2016(c) - (Local Form) – (If Applicable) Required at filing
17. Initial Statement About an Eviction Judgment Against You (Official Form B101A) (If Applicable) Required at filing
18. Statement About Payment of an Eviction Judgment Against You (Official Form B101B) (If Applicable) Required at filing

*If filing an Application and Order for Payment of Filing Fee in Installments – Official Form B103A
** If two married people are filing together, a separate Schedule C for the joint debtor/debtor 2 is also required.
**If two married people are filing together and live in separate households, Schedule J2 is required.