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.
- Additional useful information for individuals considering bankruptcy is also available at the Programs & Services tab.
- If you cannot afford an attorney, these legal assistance agencies and referral services may help you:
Legal Assistance Page
- You are strongly encouraged to review the information at this link before proceeding with a bankruptcy filing. STOP! Click here and read this information before proceeding.
- Where do I file Bankruptcy in Oklahoma?
There are 3 filing districts in Oklahoma. You must file in the district where you have resided for the greater part of the past 6 months. Click on this link to see where you must file:www.oknb.uscourts.gov/content/oklahoma-counties-district-where-do-i-file.
Locate the column with your county. The District name will be at the top of the column. To determine your county, click on this link https://tools.usps.com/zip-code-lookup.htm?byaddress. Enter your address and click on Find. Click on the down arrow to see your county.
- To submit a Creditor List Click here
- More answers can be found by reviewing our Frequently asked Questions
- Additional information can be found by visiting the court information tab and the case information tab
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