Notice to Bankruptcy Practitioners Regarding Credit Counseling Compliance
NOTICE TO BANKRUPTCY PRACTITIONERS REGARDING CREDIT COUNSELING COMPLIANCE
Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007-3(a) specifies that a debtor who files a certification under 11 U. S. C. §109(h)(3)(A) shall also file a motion for approval of the certification. A certification under this statute describes the “exigent circumstances” why a debtor could not obtain credit counseling services prior to the filing of the petition.
A Certification of Credit Counseling, provided by an approved agency pursuant to 11 U. S. C. §109(h)(1), does not require a motion for approval.