Douglass, West & Associates

Preparing for Your Chapter 13 – 341 Hearing

ALL DEBTORS MUST BRING A PHOTO ID & THEIR SOCIAL SECURITY CARD TO THE 341 HEARING

ADDITIONALLY, DEBTORS MUST SUPPLY NECESSARY INFORMATION TO THE TRUSTEE AT THE 341 HEARING

Download the following document for a list of items necessary to complete the trustee’s file.
Required Documents

AS WE MAY ALREADY HAVE SOME OF THE ITEMS IN OUR FILE PLEASE CALL THE OFFICE PRIOR TO THE HEARING TO GO OVER WHAT ITEMS ARE NEEDED 

IF YOU KNOW THAT THERE ARE ITEMS THAT WE NEED PLEASE FORWARD THOSE DOCUMENTS TO THE OFFICE IMMEDIATELY 

You must complete an approved course in personal finances no later than the date of your LAST PAYMENT made as required under the plan. This course will take approximately two hours to complete. A copy of the list of organizations has previously been provided to you for review or you can check the website for the United States Trustee Program office at www.usdoj.gov/ust.

We believe the least expensive courses provided online are by:

  • Access Counseling, Inc. – (DWA Attorney Code is A5EC231) Access Counseling, Inc. is approved to issue certificates evidencing completion of our personal financial management instructional course in compliance with the Bankruptcy Code in all jurisdictions except North Carolina and Alabama. Approval does not endorse or assure the quality of a Provider’s services.
    • $ 9.95 ONLINE – 2nd Course: Post-filing/Pre-discharge Debtor Education, Single or Joint Filers (per Household)
    • $ 15.00 by PHONE – 2nd Course: Post-filing/Pre-discharge Debtor Education, Single or Joint Filers (per Household)
    • Same fees for Single or Joint-filers
    • Available in English or Spanish
    • Use DWA Attorney Code is A5EC231
    • Website: www.accesscounselinginc.org
    • Toll Free: 800-205-9297

Be advised that all required State, Federal and Local tax returns must be filed on time while your case is open. Please provide copies of the same to the office as soon as possible after their completion.

The following Statement of Information document is required by 11 U.S.C. §341 of the Bank­ruptcy Code. Please read this statement before your hearing, as the Trustee will ask if you have read the statement.  Download the Statement of Information

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