All claims, including Chapter 13 claims, shall be filed directly with the Court (and not with the Trustee's office). Claims in all cases are accepted electronically through the Court's website (ePOC) or through CM/ECF and by mail. The Court strongly encourages the use of ePOC.
A login/password is not required to submit an Electronic Proof of Claim (ePOC). ePOC can be used for all chapters.
The name and complete address of the creditor must appear on the claim form. If an attorney is filing the claim on behalf of a creditor, the attorney should also enter his/her name and address. The name and title, if any, of the person authorized to file the claim is required on the claim form.
Penalty for filing fraudulent claim: Fine of up to $500,000 or Imprisonment for up to 5 years, or both. 11 U.S.C. §§ 152 and 3571.
- LInk to File a Proof of Claim or Amended Proof of Claim
- E-Filing Proof of Claim (ePOC) Instructions
- Frequently Asked Questions and Helpful Tips
IMPORTANT NOTICE OF REDACTION RESPONSIBILITY: All filers must redact: Social Security or taxpayer-identification numbers; dates of birth; names of minor children; and financial account numbers in compliance with Bankruptcy Rule 9037. This requirement applies to all documents, including attachments.