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Filing Without an Attorney

Limited Services:  Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Clerk’s Office is operating with limited staff.  Please be advised that from 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm daily, services are limited, and an intake clerk may not be available to accept payments, open new bankruptcy cases, or process filings.  We appreciate your understanding during these unusual times.

Helpful information, National and Local Forms, filing requirements, and instructions for filing bankruptcy without an attorney (also known as "pro se") can be found at the links provided.  Please note that Corporations and partnerships must have an attorney to file a bankruptcy case.

When filing bankruptcy without an attorney, filing fees must be submitted in:

  • Money Order
  • Cashier's Check
  • Cash in the exact amount

Made payable to:  Clerk, United States Bankruptcy Court

Please take note that Clerk's office staff are prohibited from giving "legal advice."  28 U.S.C. § 955