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Filing Requirements

United States Bankruptcy Court
District of North Dakota

Minimum Filing Requirements and Preferred Sequence of Documents
Chapter 7

Due at Filing

Due within 14 days of Petition

  • (individual debtors only)
    Certificate from approved nonprofit budget and credit counseling agency and copy of debt repayment plan (if any) developed through approved nonprofit budget and credit counseling agency; OR

    Certification under 11 U.S.C. § 109(h)(3); OR

    Motion for Determination by Court under 11 U.S.C. 109(h)(4)

  • Summary of Schedules with Statistical Summary
  • Schedules A | B | C | D | E | F | G | H
  • Schedules I | J (individual debtors only)
  • Declaration Concerning Debtor's Schedules
  • Statement of Financial Affairs (with unsworn declaration)
  • Statement of Current monthly income and, if debtor has current income greater than applicable median family income, calculations in accordance with 707(b) (individual debtors only)
  • Attorney's Rule 2016(b) Statement of Compensation
  • Copies of all "payment advices or other evidence of payment received within 60 days before the date of the filing of the petition by the debtor from any employer of the debtor (all but the last four digits of debtor's social security number redacted)
  • Record of any interest debtor has in an "education individual retirement account" or under a "qualified state tuition program" (if applicable)

Due within 30 days of Petition

Due within 60 days after the first date set for the 341 meeting of creditors

  • Certification Regarding Completion of Course in Personal Financial Management Official Form 23

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