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Print out the Free Bankruptcy Checklist HERE.

All of the instructions on this web page are included in the download.

Fill out the Bankruptcy Checklist and obtain this information and call me for your Free Consultation. I will Get you started immediately.

The Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act of 2005 requires that I obtain the following documentation from you in order to file your case.


1. Bring in your Photo Identification and Social Security Card. If you do not have your social security card then bring another form of identification card that has your social security number, such as a medical insurance card.

2. Obtain one new or old bill from each credit card or other creditor to whom you owe money. If you are missing a bill, then write down the creditors name and address and amount owed to that creditor. If you feel that you need a Credit Report, I can order one for you, or you can order a free one at:

3. Obtain ALL Pay Stubs from each Job, that you have received for the past Sixty Days. If you are self employed, then bring in documents showing your income. Also, bring in One Bank Statement for each bank account

4. Obtain a list of the amount of monthly income that you have received for Each Month, for the Past Six Months.

5. Obtain your Most Recent Tax Return. If you misplaced it, then order a free Tax Return Transcript from the IRS, by calling them at (800) TAX-1040 or by filling out the IRS form f4506t. You may have them fax the tax transcript to my fax number. You must have filed your most recent tax return in order to be eligible to file for bankruptcy.

6. If you own a Car or other Vehicle, bring in a document that lists the name and address of the lender, along with the total amount that you still owe to the lender. Also do a search for your vehicles blue book sale value at

7. If you owe the IRS Taxes, then Call them at (800) TAX-1040 and order the free MFTRA (pronounced “MIFTRA”) printout for each of the years that you may owe taxes for. Your taxes may be dischargeable.

8. Obtain bills that show the amount that you pay monthly on rent, utilities, and other large expenses.

The purpose of my initial consultation is for me to evaluate your situation, and to determine whether you should file for bankruptcy. In order for me to determine whether Bankruptcy can be used to discharge your debts, and whether it is in your interest to file for bankruptcy, I need information and documentation about your individual situation. This documentation assists me in helping you, and in protecting you and your assets during the bankruptcy process. I consider a successful bankruptcy to be a discharge of your dischargeable debts with a minimum of stress and aggravation. My efforts for you at the preparation stage, helps to ensure that this happens.

If you want to learn more information regarding bankruptcy, you may also download or review the following documents:

  1. Download my Client Information Sheet
  2. Learn about the Bankruptcy Process
  3. Review the List of New York Exemptions
  4. Review the Trustee Information Sheet
  5. Review the 342(b) Notice
  6. Review Questions for the 341 Meeting
  7. Review the Bankruptcy Abuse Prevention & Consumer Protection Act of 2005
  8. Fight back on Adversary Proceedings
  9. List of Don’ts in bankruptcy

Other Publications

  1. Start with the Bankruptcy Basics Booklet
  2. Learn about Using Credit Wisely
  3. Bankrupt from Medical Bills? Read the People Magazine article and the Harvard study that it was based on.

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