Reaffirmation Agreements
Last Updated: June 3, 2011

Reaffirmation Agreement will include:

  • Cover Sheet (Official Form 27)

  • Reaffirmation Agreement (Official Form B240A)

    • Part I - Reaffirmation Agreement

    • Part II -  Debtor's Statement in Support of Reaffirmation Agreement 11 U.S.C. 524(k)(6) and Rule 4008

    • Part III - Certification by Debtor(s) and Signatures of Parties

    • Part IV - Certification by Debtor's Attorney (If represented by counsel during course of negotiating the agreement.) 11 U.S.C. 524(c)(3).

    • Part V - Debtor's Disclosure Statement 11 U.S.C. § 524(k).

  • Motion to Approve (Official Form B240B) (If debtor(s) is not represented by counsel during course of negotiating the agreement.) 11 U.S.C. § 524(k)(7)

To File Electronically:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous]. Limited Use Participants will select [Bankruptcy > Creditor Claim Actions].

  3. Enter the case number (e.g, xx-xxxxx).

  4. Select [Reaffirmation Agreement] or [Reaffirmation Agreement (Pro Se)].

    Note: To accurately report statistics to Congress, it is crucial that the correct event is selected.

  5. Skip the Joint Filing screen/additional attorney(s) screen.

  6. Select the party filer.  If the party is not listed, click on Add/Create New Party.

    Note:  The Attorney/Party Association screen may appear. If your party selection was correct, check the box to create an association.

  7. Browse to select the Reaffirmation Agreement (pdf file).

  8. You will be prompted to:

    • Enter name of creditor.

    • Enter description of property.

    • Answer question,"Is a signed Attorney Declaration [Part C] Included?"

    • Answer question, if case was filed on or after 10/17/05: "Is there a presumption of undue hardship?"

  9. Verify the final docket text; if correct, click [Next] to submit your document(s).

    Note: The Notice of Electronic Filing displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic notification in the case.





11 U.S.C.: 524(m)
FRBP: 4004(c), 4008