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Entry of Default. Judgment by Default - Clerk. Judgment by Default - Judge. Judgment in an Adversary Proceeding. Notice of Entry of Judgment. Bill of Costs. Writ of Execution to the United State Marshal. Certification of Judgment for Registration in Another District. Notice of Filing of Final Report of Trustee.
Final Decree. Disclosure of Compensation of Bankruptcy Petition Preparer. Appearance of Child Support Creditor or Representative. Notice of Chapter 13 Bankruptcy Case.
Order and Notice for Hearing on Disclosure Statement. Order Conditionally Approving Disclosure Statement. Ballot for Accepting or Rejecting Plan. Order Confirming Plan. Discharge of Debtor in a Chapter 7 Case. Chapter 12 Discharge. Chapter 12 Hardship Discharge. Individual Chapter 11 Discharge. Chapter 13 Discharge. Chapter 13 Hardship Discharge. Petition for Recognition of Foreign Proceeding.
Proof Of Claim. Notice of Final Cure Payment. Response to Notice of Final Cure Payment. Proof Of Claim, Attachment A. Proof Of Claim, Supplement 1. Proof Of Claim, Supplement 2. General Power of Attorney. Special Power of Attorney. Caption Short Title. Declaration of Inmate Filing. Certificate of Compliance With Rule a 7 B or d 2. Notice of Motion or Objection. Notice of Objection to Claim.
Certification About a Financial Management Course. Certification to Court of Appeals. Bankruptcy helps people who can no longer pay their debts get a fresh start by liquidating assets to pay their debts or by creating a repayment plan.
Bankruptcy laws also protect financially troubled businesses. This section explains the bankruptcy process and laws. Filing bankruptcy can help a person by discarding debt or making a plan to repay debts.
A bankruptcy case normally begins when the debtor files a petition with the bankruptcy court. A petition may be filed by an individual, by spouses together, or by a corporation or other entity. All bankruptcy cases are handled in federal courts under rules outlined in the U. Bankruptcy Code. There are different types of bankruptcies, which are usually referred to by their chapter in the U. Bankruptcy Basics provides detailed information about filing. Seeking the advice of a qualified lawyer is strongly recommended because bankruptcy has long-term financial and legal consequences.
Individuals can file bankruptcy without a lawyer, which is called filing pro se. Learn more.