DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE BROUGHT TO THE
        341(a) MEETING OF CREDITORS:

•        A valid form of photo identification issued by either the U.S. federal government, state
government, or local government agency. [ex: driver’s license, US passport, county issued
identification].
•        Proof of current income from any and all sources must be uploaded through www.bkdocs.us.
•        Original ink signed bankruptcy petition.
PROCEDURE FOR ADJOURNMENT REQUESTS OF THE
                341(a) MEETING OF CREDITORS

•        Adjournment requests must be made at least 3 business days in advance of the hearing and sent to www.bkdocs.us.
•        ALL of the required information noted above in “Documents to be provided prior to the 341(a) Meeting of Creditors” must be submitted before the hearing will be adjourned.

 •      Failure to provide for all documents and plan payments timely may result in dismissal of the case at confirmation.
341(a) Hearing Information

Marie-Ann Greenberg

Chapter 13 Standing Trustee
 341(a) MEETING OF CREDITORS POLICIES AND PROCEDURES

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EFFECTIVE STARTING WITH THE 341(A) HEARING DATE OF
October 31, 2023

[MODIFIED AS OF 9/1/23]

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED PRIOR TO THE 341(a) MEETING OF CREDITORS:
The following documents must be received by close of business on the Tuesday PRIOR to the first scheduled 341(a) Meeting of Creditors. These documents must be in pdf format and must be submitted to: www.bkdocs.us. Failure to timely provide said documents will result in the following: 341(a) hearing will NOT be conducted; counsel will have to appear before the assigned judge to request a new hearing date; a request for disgorgement of fees may be made.
• Clear Photo ID
• Proof of SS#
• Ink-signed Voluntary Petition signature page [NOTE: ONLY signature page please, not entire Petition] (Not needed for pro se debtors)
• Current market analysis including an interior inspection and comparables of all real estate, regardless of the treatment of said realty in the plan. However, if the plan specifically proposes 100% and it is feasible, valuations will not be required prior to the 341(a) Meeting. [Note: RPR Reports, Zillow and other on-line valuations are not acceptable, nor are tax assessments.] Valuation for all time shares is required.
• Pay advice for the 6 month pre-petition period from all sources paid into the household for that period. This includes but is not limited to: salary, unemployment, pension, disability, social security, 1099 income, child support, alimony, rent, loan repayments received by debtor, tips, cash income and the like.
• Rental income. Acceptable forms include leases, rent receipts or letters from tenants with signature, dates, unit occupied and amounts.
• Contribution letters. This must be signed by the contributing party and must include a date, name and amount. Any contribution of $500 or more will also require a copy of a paystub or other proof of income from the contributing party.
• Last filed pre-petition federal tax return or tax transcript. [Note: we do not want any state tax returns]. In the event the debtor is not obligated to file tax returns for at least the past 4 years, then you must provide a 4-year IRS tax transcript.
• Business income/self-employment income. A profit/loss statement [cash flow] for the 6 month pre-petition period. See form on our website. A copy of business bank statements for the same 6 month period. Proof of business liability insurance. Business tax return if applicable.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED TO BE SHOWN AT THE 341(a) MEETING OF CREDITORS:
• Original ink signed bankruptcy petition.


PROCEDURE FOR ADJOURNMENT REQUESTS OF THE 341(a) MEETING OF CREDITORS
• Adjournment requests must be made at least 3 business days in advance of the hearing and sent to www.bkdocs.us.
• ALL of the required information noted above in “Documents to be provided prior to the 341(a) Meeting of Creditors” must be submitted before the hearing will be adjourned.


UNLESS SPECIFICALLY REQUESTED, DO NOT SEND US THE FOLLOWING:
• State tax returns.
• 4 years of federal tax returns.
• Deeds, mortgages, mortgage balance payoffs.
• Anything that you file and can be found on the docket.
• Auto valuations.


Both you as attorney and the debtor have free access to the NDC to review claims, payments and case information. You and your client should immediately register for this access through NDC.org.
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Adjournment of 341(a)
Click here to request an  Adjournment of 341(a)
Paystubs required to be sent to the Trustee based on month of filing:

Month of Filing:                                Stubs Needed:

January                                         Last December & First July
February                                       Last January, Last December, First August
March                                            Last February, Last December, First Sept
April                                               Last March, Last December, First Oct
May                                                Last April, Last December, First Nov
June                                              Last May, Last December, First December
July                                                Last June
August                                          Last July, First February
September                                   Last August, First March
October                                         Last September, First April
November                                    Last October, First May
December                                    Last November, First June

Please note that this is if the stubs have YTD(year to date) gross income figures if they do not
have this figure then each and every stub for these periods is necessary.

Please also note that along with 6 month income verification a current stub must also be
supplied, this must be dated within 30 days prior to the 341 or dated post 341.
1/30/2024
PROCEDURE FOR INTERPRETER REQUESTS AT THE 341(a) MEETING OF CREDITORS

•        A request for an interpreter should be made no later than 6 days prior to the scheduled 341 Meeting of Creditors. This request should be emailed to Jean Renzulli (jrenzulli@magtrustee.com).
•        Failure to timely request an interpreter will lead to the cancellation and rescheduling of the 341.