How to Prepare a Chapter 7 Bankruptcy Petition

These videos give information regarding filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy in the Central District of California. The requirements may be different where you live.

Please note that these videos are intended as a general overview of the issues involved in filing Chapter 7 bankruptcy. They are not intended to provide you with specific legal advice. Watching this presentation does not create a lawyer-client relationship.


Statement About Your Social Security Numbers
(Official Form 121)


Declaration re: Employment Income
(Local Bankruptcy Rules Form F 1002-1.EMP.INCOME.DEC)


Debtor's Request to Activate Electronic Noticing (DeBN)
(Local Bankruptcy Rules Form F 9036-1.1.DeBN.ACTIVATE)


Voluntary Petition
(Official Form 101)


Statement of Related Cases
(Local Bankruptcy Rules Form F 1015-2.1.STMT.RELATED.CASES)


Summary of Your Assets and Liabilities
(Official Form 106Sum)


Schedule A/B: Property
(Official Form 106A/B)


Schedule C: The Property You Claim as Exempt
(Official Form 106C)


Schedule D: Creditors Who Have Claims Secured by Property
(Official Form 106D)


Schedule E/F: Creditors Who Have Unsecured Claims
(Official Form 106E/F)


Schedule G: Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases
(Official Form 106G)


Schedule H: Your Codebtors
(Official Form 106H)


Schedule I: Your Income
(Official Form 106I)


Schedule J: Your Monthly Expenses
(Official Form 106J)


Declaration About an Individual Debtor's Schedules
(Official Form 106Dec)


Statement of Financial Affairs
(Official Form 107)


Statement of Intention
(Official Form 108)


Chapter 7 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income
(Official Form 122A-1)


Verification of Master Mailing List of Creditors
(Local Bankruptcy Rules Form F 1007-1.MAILING.LIST.VERIFICATION)


Typed Master Mailing List