The Documents That Clients Need For Their Bankruptcy Consultation

The following is a list of items that will need to be provided to your attorney prior to filing your bankruptcy case:

  • Last 4 years of tax returns
  • Last 6 months of pay stubs
  • Insurance Policies (auto & life)
  • Deeds to real property, if applicable (Warranty Deed or Deed of Trust only)
  • Property tax statements for last 2 years, if applicable
  • Contracts on auto purchases, if applicable
  • Last 6 months of bank statements
  • Divorce Decree and/or Child Support Orders, if applicable
  • Pleadings for all pending law suits, if applicable
  • Last 3 months of bills or creditor correspondence
  • Credit report
  • Copy of Social Security Card and Driver's License

Other Things You Will Need To Do

In addition to the foregoing, you will be required to attend a Pre-Bankruptcy Counseling Course and obtain a Certificate of Completion. Your bankruptcy case will not be able to be filed without that certificate.

You can also anticipate that your attorney will ask you to complete a detailed worksheet which will require you to list all of your debts and all of your assets, as well as information regarding your financial history.

Talk To An Attorney Now

If you have questions about your bankruptcy filing, you can call us 713-574-7952, or toll free at 888-572-6059. You can also contact us by email with our contact form.