Chapter 12 Lists, Schedules, Statements and Fees

  • Filing Fee
    If the fee is to be paid in installments, the debtor must be an individual and must file a signed application for court approval. Official Form 3A and Rule 1006(b), Fed.R.Bankr.P. If the debtor is an individual and the court grants the debtor’s request, this fee is payable in installments.
  • Voluntary petition (Official Form 1) Names and addresses of all creditors of the debtor.
    Must be filed WITH the petition. Names and addresses not required if debtor files a schedule of liabilities with the petition. Rule 1007(a), Fed.R.Bankr.P.
  • Notice to Individual Debtor with Primarily Consumer Debts under 11 U.S.C. § 342(b), if applicable. Must be filed with the petition or within 15 days. 11 U.S.C. §§ 342(b); 521(a)(1)(B)(iii);707(a)(3).
  • Notice to debtor by “bankruptcy petition preparer,” if applicable.
    Must be filed WITH the petition if prepared by a “bankruptcy petition preparer.” 11 U.S.C. § 110(b)(2)(B); Official Form 19B.
  • Statement of Social Security Number (Official Form 21).
    Required if the debtor is an individual. Must be submitted WITH the petition. Rule 1007(f), Fed.R.Bankr.P.
  • Certificate of Credit Counseling and Debt Repayment Plan. (Or § 109(h)(3) certification or § 109(h)(4) request). Required if the debtor is an individual. Must be filed WITH the petition. Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.
  • Statement disclosing compensation paid or to be paid to a “bankruptcy petition preparer” as defined in 11 U.S.C. § 110. Must be filed WITH the petition if the “bankruptcy petition preparer” prepares the petition. 11 U.S.C. §110(h).
  • Schedules of assets and liabilities (Official Form 6).
    Must be filed with the petition or within 15 days. Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.
  • Schedule of executory contracts and unexpired leases (Schedule G of Official Form 6).
    Must be filed with the petition or within 15 days. Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.
  • Schedules of current income and expenditures.
    All debtors must file these schedules. If the debtor is an individual, Schedule I and J of Official Form 6 must be used for this purpose. Must be filed with the petition or within 15 days. 11 U.S.C. § 521(1) and Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.
  • Statement of financial affairs (Official Form 7).
    Must be filed with the petition or within 15 days. Rule 1007(b) & (c), Fed.R.Bankr.P.
  • Statement of intention regarding secured property (Official Form 8).
    Required ONLY if the debtor is an individual and the schedules of assets and liabilities contain debts secured by property of the estate or personal property subject to an unexpired lease. Must be filed within 30 days or by the date set for the Section 341 meeting of creditors, whichever is earlier. 11 U.S.C. §§ 362(h).and 521(2).
  • Statement disclosing compensation paid or to be paid to the attorney for the debtor.
    Must be filed within 15 days or any other date set by the court. 11 U.S.C. § 329 and Rule 2016(b), Fed.R.Bankr.P.
  • Chapter 12 Plan.
    Must be filed within 90 days. 11 U.S.C. § 1221.
  • Pursuant to MBLR 1007-1.(c)(1) In satisfaction of the requirements of 11 U.S.C. '521 and Fed. R. Bankr. P. 1007, the debtor shall:
    (1) At least seven (7) days before the '341 meeting, provide to the trustee copies of all payment advices or other evidence of payment from all employers, with all but the last four (4) digits of the debtor's social security number redacted. The payment advices shall not be filed with the Court unless otherwise ordered. Payment advices shall include all evidence of payment of any income from all employers the debtor received during the sixty (60) days prior to the filing of the petition.