Certificate of Credit Counseling   Modified 01/13/2006




A Certificate of Credit Counseling is required for all individual debtors and joint debtors filing under chapters 7, 11 and 13 to certify they have received an approved credit counseling briefing in order to be eligible to file a bankruptcy case.  This briefing must have taken place in the 180 day period preceding the date of filing bankruptcy.  


Pursuant to Local Rule this pleading should NOT be attached to the voluntary petition.






        1. Select Bankruptcy

        2. Select Other

        3. Enter case number and click Next

        4. Verify correct case number and caption

        5. Select Certificate of Credit Counseling

        1. Indicate if this is a joint filing with another attorney(s)

        2. Select Additional attorneys if appropriate

        1. Select Party or Add/Create Party

          • The Party Attorney Association screen may display.  Indicate the party you represent.

        1. Browse, verify and attach the Motion/Application (pdf file)  

          • Attach supporting documents, if applicable.

        1. Modify docket text as appropriate


WARNING: Verify filing entry information is correct before submitting the Final Docket Text.


        1. Save the Notice of Electronic Filing.