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Order of Pleadings Chapter 13

REQUIRED LISTS, SCHEDULES, STATEMENTS, AND FEES
Chapter 13 Case

☐ Filing fee of $235. If the fee is to be paid in installments, the debtor must file a signed application for court approval. Official Form 103A and Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1006(b).

☐ Administrative fee of $75. If the court grants the debtor’s request, this fee is payable in installments.

☐ Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form 101). Names and addresses of all creditors of the debtor. Must be filed WITH the petition. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(a)(1).

☐ Notice to Individual Debtor with Primarily Consumer Debts under 11 U.S.C. § 342(b) (Director’s Form 2010), if applicable. Required if the debtor is an individual with primarily consumer debts. The notice must be GIVEN to the debtor before the petition is filed. Certification that the notice has been given must be FILED with the petition or within 15 days. 11 U.S.C. §§ 342(b), 521(a)(1)(B)(iii), 1307(c)(9). Official Form 101 contains spaces for the certification.

☐ Bankruptcy Petition Preparer’s Notice, Declaration, and Signature (Official Form 119). Required if a “bankruptcy petition preparer” prepares the petition. Must be submitted WITH the petition. 11 U.S.C. § 110(b)(2).

☐ Statement of Social Security Number (Official Form 121). Must be submitted WITH the petition. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(f).

☐ Credit Counseling Requirement (Official Form 101); Certificate of Credit Counseling and Debt Repayment Plan, if applicable; Section 109(h)(3) certification or § 109(h)(4) request, if applicable. If applicable, the Certificate of Credit Counseling and Debt Repayment Plan must be filed with the petition or within 14 days. If applicable, the § 109(h)(3) certification or the § 109(h)(4) request must be filed WITH the petition. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b)(3), (c).

☐ Statement disclosing compensation paid or to be paid to a “bankruptcy petition preparer” (Director's Form 2800). Required if a “bankruptcy petition preparer” prepares the petition. Must be submitted WITH the petition. 11 U.S.C. §110(h)(2).

☐ Statement of Your Current Monthly Income (Official Form 122C). Must be filed with the petition or within 14 days. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007.

☐ Schedules of Assets and Liabilities (Official Form 106). Must be filed with the petition or within 14 days. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b), (c).

☐ Schedule of Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases (Schedule G of Official Form 106). Must be filed with the petition or within 14 days. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b), (c).

☐ Schedules of Current Income and Expenditures (Schedules I and J of Official Form 106). Must be filed with the petition or within 14 days. 11 U.S.C. § 521(1) and Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b), (c).

☐ Statement of Financial Affairs (Official Form 107). Must be filed with the petition or within 14 days. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b), (c).

☐ Copies of all payment advices or other evidence of payment received by the debtor from any employer within 60 days before the filing of the petition. Must be filed with the petition or within 14 days. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b), (c).

☐ Chapter 13 Plan. Must be filed with the petition or within 14 days. Fed.R.Bankr.P. 3015.

☐ Statement disclosing compensation paid or to be paid to the attorney for the debtor (Director’s Form 2030), if applicable. Must be filed within 14 days or any other date set by the court. 11 U.S.C. § 329 and Fed.R.Bankr.P. 2016(b).

☐ Certification About a Financial Management Course (Official Form 423), if applicable. Must be filed no later than the date of the last payment made under the plan or the date of the filing of a motion for a discharge under § 1328(b), unless the course provider has notified the court that the debtor has completed the course. 11 U.S.C. § 1328(g)(1) and Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b)(7), (c).

☐ Statement concerning pending proceedings of the kind described in § 522(q)(1), if applicable. Required if the debtor has claimed exemptions under state or local law as described in §522(b)(3) in excess of $155,675*. Must be filed no later than the date of the last payment made under the plan or the date of the filing of a motion for a discharge under § 1328(b). 11 U.S.C. § 1328(h) and Fed.R.Bankr.P. 1007(b)(8), (c).