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For Creditors

Welcome to the Creditors section of the Court’s website. Here you will find information pertinent to you and your business with the Court.

You are a Creditor if you...

  • are a person or institution to whom a debtor owes money or claims that debtor owes you money.
  • have received a notice from the court about a bankruptcy case whereby the debtor has listed you as someone to whom debtor owes money or may owe money.

Bankruptcy is a complicated process with long term financial and legal consequences. While creditors or other interested parties before this court, do not have to be represented by a lawyer, hiring a competent lawyer is strongly recommended. Note: A corporation must be represented by a lawyer, except in certain limited instances (see Local Rule 9010-1(B) – Notice of Appearance).

If you cannot hire a lawyer, please visit our Don’t Have a Lawyer page for more information to guide you through the process.

Forms

Report Bankruptcy Fraud

Penalty for filing a fraudulent claim: Fine of up to $500,000, imprisonment for up to 5 years, or both. 18 U.S.C 152.

Privacy Protection Policy

Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9037 applies to all documents filed with the court. This policy requires parties in bankruptcy cases to modify or partially redact personal data identifiers contained in documents.