Chapter 12 Requirements & Time Limits

An original of all forms required for filing.
Debtor's plan must be signed by the attorney of record, pursuant to B.R. 9011.

Non-Individual Checklist

  Requirements Deadlines
1. Filing Fee* Required at filing
2. Voluntary Petition For Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (signed) (Official Form B201) Required at filing
3. Bankruptcy Petition Cover Sheet (signed) - (Local Form) Required at filing
4. Summary of Assets and Liabilities for Non-Individuals (Official Form B206Sum) 14 days
5. Schedules A-H (Excluding Sch C) (Official Forms B206A/B, B206D, B206E/F, B206G, B206H) 14 days
6. Statement of Financial Affairs for Non-Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form B207) 14 days
7. Chapter 12 Plan 90 days
8. Statement of Attorney for Debtor(s) Pursuant to F.R.Bankr.P. 2016(b) – (Local Form) 14 days
9. List of Creditors (Names and Addresses of all creditors of debtor) Required at filing
10. Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury for Non-Individuals (Official Form B202) 14 days
11. Statement Regarding Authority to Sign and File Petition Required at filing
12. Statement of Debtor Regarding Corporate Ownership (Local Form) Required at filing

*If an Application and Order for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments – Official Form B103A

Individual Checklist

  Requirements Deadlines
1. Filing Fee* Required at filing
2. Voluntary Petition For Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (signed) (Official Form B101) Required at filing
3. Bankruptcy Petition Cover Sheet (signed) - (Local Form) Required at filing
4. Summary of Your Assets and Liabilities and Certain Statistical Information (Official Form B106Sum) 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. Chapter 12 Plan 90 days
8. Statement of Attorney for Debtor(s) Pursuant to F.R.Bankr.P. 2016(b) – (Local Form) 14 days
9. List of Creditors (Names and Addresses of all creditors of debtor) Required at filing
10. Declaration About an Individual Debtor’s Schedules (Official Form 106Dec) 14 days
11. Notice Required by 11 U.S.C. §342(b) for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy Required at filing
12. Initial Statement About an Eviction Judgment Against You (Official Form B101A) Required at filing (if applicable)
13. Statement About Payment of an Eviction Judgment Against You (Official Form B101B) Required at filing (if applicable)
14. Certificate of Budget and Credit Counseling Course 14 days
15. Statement About Your Social Security Numbers (Official Form B121) Required at filing

*If an Application and Order for Individuals to Pay the 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.

Note: Debtor’s Certification Regarding Domestic Support Obligations (Local Form) must be filed before discharge may be entered.