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Filing Requirements - Involuntary Petition

An Involuntary Petition may be commenced only under chapters 7 or 11 of Title 11, and only against a person, except a farmer, family farmer, or a corporation that is not a moneyed, business, or commercial corporation, that may be a debtor under the chapter under which such case is commenced.

Debtor can be a corporation, partnership or individual (no joint petitions; wife and husband must be filed separately).

For further clarification on involuntary petitions, see:

              Title 11, United States Code 303
              Bankruptcy Rules 1010, 1011 & 1013 

Involuntary Chapter 7 Filing Requirements
Required Documents:
Must file Form 5 - Involuntary Petition

If debtor is a corporation, then we need the name and address of the registered agent.

$335.00 Filing Fee

 

Involuntary Chapter 11 Filing Requirements
Required Documents:
Must file Form 5 - Involuntary Petition   

If debtor is a corporation, then we need the name and address of the registered agent.

$1213.00 Filing Fee ($1717 eff. 6/1/14)