Bankruptcy Document Checklist

 

Below is a list of the documents you will need to bring for your initial consultation.

Note: The documents below will allow a preliminary analysis, but your Attorney will likely need to request additional documents from you. 

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DOCUMENTS TO BRING TO A BANKRUPTCY APPOINTMENT 

  • For any documents you plan to leave with our office, please bring copies with you. We are unable to accept originals for your bankruptcy file. 
  • A certificate from a pre-bankruptcy credit counseling service. We recommend www.debtoredu.com
  • Your social security card
  • Six months’ worth of  pay stubs for both filer and spouse (if married). Please bring your spouse’s paystubs even if he or she is not filing bankruptcy.
  • Your past two years of income tax returns (both federal and state)
  • If self-employed, income statements from the past six months showing all income and expenses for the business
  • Any documents you have related to any lawsuits, tax debts, judgments, levies, garnishments, and / or liens
  • Six months’ worth of bank statements for all banking accounts
  • A Completed Bankruptcy Questionnaire (click here for link to the questionnaire) 
  • Please note: to ensure the safety of our network, we are unable to accept documents via external media (thumb drives, etc.)

 

 

 

LOCATIONS

WOODLAND HILLS

5850 Canoga Avenue
Fourth Floor
Woodland Hills, CA 91367
FREE PARKING
(818) 284-4537

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VENTURA

1500 Palma Drive
Second Floor
Ventura, CA 93003
FREE PARKING
(805) 284-0760

SERVICE AREAS
Bankruptcy Lawyer Karen Ware offers bankruptcy services in the following areas: Santa Maria, Lompoc, Solvang, Santa Ynez, Los Olivos, Buellton, Santa Barbara, Ventura, Oxnard, Camarillo, Santa Paula, Fillmore, Thousand Oaks, Woodland Hills, Los Angeles, and Pasadena, California.
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11 U.S.C. 528(A)(4)

"We are a debt relief agency. We help people file for bankruptcy relief under the Bankruptcy Code." This statement is required by 11 U.S.C. Section 528(a)(4). But, it does not state the full range of services our firm offers.