Chapter 7 Individual Debtor's Statement of Intent

Last Updated: January 28, 2008

If an individual debtor's schedule of asset and liabilities includes consumer debts which are secured by property of the estate, then within 30 days after the date of the filing of the petition under Chapter 7 or on or before the date of the meeting of creditors, whichever is earlier, the debtor shall file a statement of his/her intention with respect to the retention or surrender of such property.

Step-by-Step Procedures:
To File Electronically:

  1. Scan document

  2. Log into CM/ECF.

  3. Select [Bankruptcy >  Misc/Other].

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

  5. Select [Statement of Intent] from the event list.

  6. Skip the Joint Filing screen. Court will select the attorney filer.

  7. Select the party filer.

  8. Browse to select the Statement of Intent (pdf file).

  9. Modify the text as appropriate.

  10. 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. Place documents in file/chron box.





11 U.S.C.: 521
FRBP: 1019