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Chapter 13 Filing Requirements and 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.


  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. Schedules A-J  (Official Forms B106A/B, B106C, B106D, B106E/F, B106G, B106H, B106I, B106J)** 14 days
5. Declaration About an Individual Debtor’s Schedules (Official Form B106Dec) 14 days
6. Statement of Financial Affairs for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form B107) 14 days
7. Statement of Attorney for Debtor(s) Pursuant to F.R.Bankr.P. 2016(b)  (Local Form) 14 days
8. Notice Required by 11 U.S.C. §342(b) for Individuals filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form B2010) Required at filing
9. List of Creditors (Names and addresses of all creditors of debtor) Required at filing
10. Chapter 13 Plan 14 days
11. Bankruptcy Petition Cover Sheet (Local Form) Required at filing
12. Certificate of Budget and Credit Counseling Course 14 days
13. Statement About Your Social Security Numbers (Official Form B121) Required at filing
14. Chapter 13 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income and Calculation of Commitment Period (Official Form B122C-1) 14 days
15. Chapter 13 Calculation of Your Disposable Income (Official Form B122C-2) (If Applicable) 14 days
16. Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury for Debtor(s) without Attorney (Local Form) (If Applicable) Required at filing
17. Bankruptcy Petition Preparer’s Notice, Declaration, and Signature (Official Form B119) (If Applicable) – 14 days
18. Statement of Petition Preparer Pursuant to F.R.Bank.P.2016(c) - (Local Form) – (If applicable) Required at filing
19. Certification About A Financial Management Course  (Official Form B423) Must be filed no earlier than the date of the last payment made under the plan or the date of filing a motion for a discharge under section 1328(b)
20. Domestic Support Certification Within 28 days after the trustee files a notice of the completion of all plan payments
21. Initial Statement About an Eviction Judgment Against You (Official Form B101A) (if applicable) Required at filing
22. Statement About Payment of an Eviction Judgment Against You (Official Form B101B) (if applicable) Required at filing

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