All individuals must complete a one hour pre-bankruptcy counseling session before filing. Dozens of companies offer the class online and over the phone.
A small fee applies, usually $15.00.
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60 days of paystubs
Two most recent tax returns
List of creditors with address and amount
Driver license and social security card
*other documents required depending on state and chapter.
All individuals must participate in a meeting of creditors. The meeting usually occurs 30 days after filing. Don't get nervous, creditors rarely appear. A trustee will ask 8-10 general questions that can usually be answered with a "Yes" or "No". During COVID-19, the meetings are being held telephonically.
A second class is required in order to receive a discharge at the end of your case. You can contact the same company you used for the credit counseling.