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Chapter 13 Complete Filings

Chapter 13 Complete: Documents Important Notes

Petition, Schedules and Statements

InstructionsBankruptcy Forms for Individuals (includes information for completing the forms)

These documents should be filed as attachments to the main petition document. See instructions for filing separate attachments to a main document.

Do not attach payment advices, certificates of credit counseling, plans or applications to the petition and schedules! These documents must be filed separately.


The full legal description of any real property should be included on Schedule C or on an exhibit or attachment to that Schedule, as required by Local Rule 1007-1(b).



See additional information needed to complete the statement of current monthly income and Chapter 13 calculation of disposable income.

Initial statement about an eviction judgment against you (Form 101A) (if applicable)

Statement about payment of an eviction judgment against you (Form 101B) (if applicable)

The debtor must serve these forms on the landlord and file proof of such service with the court. 

Rent deposited with the court must be in the form of a certified check or money order made payable to the debtor's landlord.

Chapter 13 plan (Local Form 3015-1)

See Preparing, Filing and Serving the Chapter 13 Plan Form.

Financial review of the debtor's business (Local Form 1007-3) (if applicable)

See Local Rule 1007-3

Certificate of Credit Counseling: A list of United States Trustee, District of Minnesota approved pre-bankruptcy credit counseling agencies can be found here.

 Credit Counseling Warning

Payment advices cover sheet and Debtor’s income records.

Income records are pay stubs or other evidence of income received within 60 days before the filing.

Each debtor's pen in hand signature is required on the cover sheet.

Creditor Matrix: See preparation instructions for more information. This is the only text (.txt) document.

Signature declaration form 

Each debtor's pen in hand signature is required on the signature declaration form.

Statement about your social security numbers (Form 121)

To be submitted in all individual filings.
Notice of responsibilities of chapter 13 debtors and their attorneys (Local Form 1007-3-1(13))

To be submitted in non-pro se filings only.

The pen in hand signatures of each debtor and the attorney for debtor(s) are required on the notice of responsibilities.

The first 4 pages of the document should not be scanned; only the signature page should be scanned.

OPTIONAL: Debtor's Electronic Noticing Request

This is an optional document to be submitted only by debtors who wish to receive court generated documents by email instead of paper copies though the U.S. Mail.

Each debtor completes a separate form with pen in hand signature.

For further information, visit the court's DeBN page.


Filing Fee of $313.00**
  • OR Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments (Form 103A) AND ½ of the filing fee of $313.00.**

  • ** The court cannot accept a debtor's check or credit card for the filing fee. The filing fee may be paid with the exact amount of the fee by a money order, a cashier's check, debit card, or the credit card or check of a law firm or of an attorney representative admitted to practice before the U.S. District Court for the District of Minnesota.