Free Chapter 7 Checklists for Filing Requirements - Michigan


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UNITED STATES BANKRUPTCY COURT EASTERN DISTRICT OF MICHIGAN
LISTS, SCHEDULES, STATEMENTS AND FEES Voluntary Chapter 7 Case Filing Fee of $299. If the fee is to be paid in installments or the debtor requests a waiver of the fee, the debtor must be an individual and must file a signed application for court approval. Official Form 3A or 3B and Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1006(b) & (c), Voluntary Petition (Official Form B1). Telephone number of debtor(s) required on petition. Names and addresses of all creditors of the debtor (mailing matrix). The matrix must be filed with the petition. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(a), Bankruptcy Petition Cover Sheet (Local Form) Must be filed with the petition. Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury for Debtor(s) without Attorney (Local Form). Must be filed with the petition. Notice of Individual Debtor with Primarily Consumer Debts under 11 U.S.C. 342(b). Must be filed with the petition. 11 U.S.C. 342(b); 521(a)(1)(B)(iii); 707(a)(3). Declaration and Signature of Non-Attorney Bankruptcy Petition Preparer (Official Form B19), if applicable. Must be filed with petition or within 15 days if prepared by a "bankruptcy petition preparer." 11 U.S.C. 110(b)(2). Statement of Social Security Number (Official Form B21). Required if the debtor is an individual. Must be submitted with the petition. Fed.R.Bankr.P.1007(f), Certificate of Credit Counseling and Exhibit D - Individual Debtors Statement of Compliance with Credit Counseling Requirements (Official Form B1 Exhibit D) (Or 109(h)(3) certification or 109(h)(4) request). Required if debtor is an individual. Exhibit D must be filed with petition. Certificate of Credit Counseling must be filed with petition or within 15 days. Statement of current monthly income, etc. (Official Form B22A). Required if the debtor is an individual with primarily consumer debts. Must be filed with the petition or within 15 days. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b) & (c), Summary of Schedules/Statistical Summary (Official Form B6). Must be filed with the petition or within 15 days. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b) & (c), Schedules A-J (Official Forms B6A - B6J) with Declaration Concerning Debtor's Schedules (Official Form B6) Must be filed with petition or within 15 days. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b) and ( c ). For a joint case, both debtors must file a
separate schedule C pursuant to Local Bankruptcy Rule 1007-1(g).

Statement of Financial Affairs (Official Form B7). Must be filed with petition or within 15 days. Statement of Intention regarding secured property (Official Form B8). 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). Certificate of Completion of Instructional Course Concerning Financial Management (Official Form B23). Required within 45 days of the first date set for 341 meeting of creditors.

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