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How to Electronically File a Reform Act Case

  1. These documents are filed together as one pdf
    • Voluntary Petition
    • Summary and Statistical Summary
    • Schedules A-J with Declaration
    • Statement of Financial Affairs with Declaration
    • Statement of Intent
    • Notice to Individual Debtor under 11 U.S.C. 342(b), if applicable
    • Attorney Fee Disclosure

  2. These documents must be filed separately in the following order under Bankruptcy Events > Miscellaneous:
    • Statement of Social Security Number
    • Certificate of Credit Counseling
    • Means Test
    • Employee Income Records (Debtors Payment Advices)
    • Plan, if applicable

  3. Upload the creditor matrix (.txt file)

  4. Run the Judge/Trustee assignment

  5. Pay the filing fee

January Facts:

In November 2005:
  • 188 Attorneys filed
  • 4,134 pleadings electronically

New Petitions filed by Electronic Case Filers:
  • 72 % November 2005
  • 73 % year to date

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