What if the debtor must file immediately?
The following MUST be filed:
- Official Form 1 Voluntary Petition
- Official Form 21 Statement of Social Security Number (this is only required when filing hard copies. This form is not required when e:filing)
- Credit Counseling Certificate (or indicate on Exhibit D a Request for Exemption or Exigent Circumstances)
- Creditor Matrix (there must be at least one creditor on the creditor matrix)
In addition, you must include the full filing fee of $281 OR Form 3A - Application to Pay Filing Fee in Installments. See "What is the fee to file a Chapter 13 petition?" for information on the Chapter 13 filing fee.
E:FILING GUIDANCE: When using BK Case Opening - Voluntary, you must select "Y" from the Deficiencies drop down list on the first screen. Several screens later, you will be presented with a list of required documents and you must select the documents you are missing.