Every chapter 7 bankruptcy case has a trustee assigned to it who is in charge of administration of the case and getting unexempt assets into the hands of creditors. After filing, the trustee generally will send a document request to the debtor (person who filed for bankruptcy protection) with a request for documents. So what will the trustee usually request from the debtor?
It is common for a trustee to have a questionnaire that needs to be filled out and signed. The trustee's questionnaire usually asks the following questions:
Along with the trustee's questionnaire, the trustee will usually request the following documents from the Debtor:
The above information is common in any bankruptcy case. It is the chapter 7 trustee's job to verify the information you provide to the court, and to make sure that you don't have assets that can be liquidated and paid to creditors. It is a bankruptcy attorneys job to protect your assets and make you aware of these rules so that you are not surprised by anything. It bankruptcy it is very important to be transparent with the trustee. If you have any questions about bankruptcy, please contact our office at 480-355-1377 or fill out our intake form on the home page of this website.
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