Resources & Forms

This page contains documents, forms, and information that you may need during the course of your case. Some documents are in PDF format and require the free Adobe Reader software to view them.

APPOINTMENT

BANKRUPTCY

  • "Bankruptcy Basics" reference materials from U.S. Courts
  • Bankruptcy Disclosure statements
  • Meetings of Creditors (aka 341 Meetings)
    • All parties filing bankruptcy must attend a 341 Meeting of Creditors to be examined under oath by a Bankruptcy Trustee, who is a lawyer appointed to administer your case. These sessions generally last 5-10 minutes.
  • Bankruptcy Court meeting locations:
    • CLEVELAND
      Howard M. Metzenbaum U.S. Courthouse
      201 Superior Avenue (corner of Superior & Public Square)
      Cleveland, OH 44114
      ***341 Meetings of Creditors held on the 6th floor
    • AKRON
      First Energy Building
      50 South Main Street
      Akron, OH 44308
      ***341 Meetings of Creditors held on the 1st  floor (Ch. 7 only)

      YOU MUST BRING A VALID DRIVER’S LICENSE/STATE ID AND SOCIAL SECURITY CARD TO THE MEETING OF CREDITORS, OR IT WILL NOT BE HELD. YOU MAY OBTAIN A LETTER CONTAINING YOUR SOCIAL SECURITY NUMBER AT ANY SOCIAL SECURITY ADMINISTRATION LOCATION.

      DRESS CODE: Our advice is to dress in a business-casual manner.
  • Social Security Administration location:
    • Anthony J. Celebrezze Federal Building
      1240 East 9th Street (at intersection of Lakeside Avenue)
      Room 793 (7th floor)
      Cleveland, OH 44199
  • Chapter 13 Trustee payment mailing address (effective March 1, 2011):
    • CLEVELAND
      Craig Shopneck, Chapter 13 Trustee
      P.O. Box 593
      Memphis, TN 38101
    • AKRON
      Keith L. Rucinski, Chapter 13 Trustee
      P.O. Box 73984-N
      Cleveland, OH 44193

      ***Include your name and case number on any payments sent
  • Consumer Credit Counseling and Financial Management courses
  • Credit Reports

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