Client Bankruptcy Resources

Client Bankruptcy Resources 2017-07-18T18:18:18+00:00

Use the following links for Credit Counseling, Debtor Education, Free Credit Report, IRS Tax Returns, NADA vehicle valuations

Credit Counseling Agencies

Click here for the list of Credit Counseling Agencies offering the required course you must take BEFORE your bankruptcy case can be filed. A new window will open with a drop down menu, choose the state in which your bankruptcy will be filed, review the list of approved agencies, and contact the agency of your choosing.

If you provide the agency with our fax number 913-438-1113 a certificate of completion will be sent directly to our office.

Debtor Education Agencies

Click here for the list of Debtor Education Agencies offering the required course you must take AFTER your bankruptcy has been filed.  A new window will open with a drop down menu, choose the state in which your bankruptcy case has been filed, review the list of approved agencies, and contact the agency of your choosing.

If you provide the agency with our fax number 913-438-1113 a certificate of completion will be sent directly to our office.

If you complete the course before your 341 hearing, your attorney will request your sign the required Form 23 at your hearing.  If you complete the course after your 341 hearing, you will be responsible for returning the required Form 23 to our office.

Chapter 7 clients – your certificate of completion and Form 23 must be filed with the court within 60 days after your initial 341 hearing. To ensure we are able to receive the necessary documents and file the documents within the time limit, please plan on completing your debtor education course prior to the 341 hearing.

Chapter 13 clients – your certificate of completion and Form 23 must be filed with the court before your final plan payment or before a Motion Requesting Hardship Discharge.

FREE Credit Report

Click here for your free credit report. A new window will open allowing you to access your credit report online. Please print your credit report and return to our office with your questionnaire.

You can receive your free credit report in the mail by calling 1-877-322-8228.  You will need to allow 2 -3 weeks for delivery.

IRS Tax Returns/Transcripts

Click here to request copies of your tax transcripts and returns.  The Return Transcript option shows a copy of the information provided on your filed tax return for the chosen year.  The Account Transcript option shows activity on your accounts, this information is especially important if determining what, if any, of your tax liability can be discharged in bankruptcy.  If you are filing a chapter 7 bankruptcy, please provide the last two years of your filed tax returns or return transcripts.  If filing a chapter 13 bankruptcy, please provide our office with the last four years of your filed tax returns or return transcripts.

NADA

Click here to determine the current value of your vehicle, motorcycle, boat, RV, or manufactured home.  You will need to accurately enter the vehicle information and provide our office with a print out of the valuation.

Bankruptcy Information Sheet & Disclosures Required by U.S. Code

Click here to review the Bankruptcy Information Sheet and Disclosures.  These documents provide an overview of filing options, explain aspects of the bankruptcy process, and inform debtors of their obligations during bankruptcy.

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Drop Box Hours for Documents

A drop box is located beside our office door for clients to drop off requested documents.  Please do not use the drop box for payments.  The drop box is available when the building is open to the public.

Monday – Friday 7:15 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.

Saturday 8:00 a.m. – 1:00 p.m.