California Bankruptcy Forms

Bankruptcy Forms

These are the forms used for filing in Bankruptcy cases. The forms are divided in to 2 parts based on the requirement or use of the form during the bankruptcy proceedings. For individuals filing for Chapter 7 and Chapter 13, Procedural Form B200 provides important information on what forms to use.

A.  Official Forms, Guidelines, and  Notes

B 1Voluntary Petition (12/11)Exhibit “A” (9/97) | Exhibit “C” (9/01) | Exhibit “D” (12/09) | Guidelines |  Notes
B 2Declaration under Penalty of Perjury on Behalf of a Corporation or PartnershipGuidelines |  Notes
B 3AApplication and Order to Pay Filing Fee in Installments (12/07)Instructions |  Notes
B 3BApplication for Waiver of Chapter 7 Filing Fee (11/11)Instructions |  Notes
B 4List of Creditors Holding 20 Largest Unsecured Claims (12/07)Guidelines |  Notes
B 5Involuntary Petition (12/07)Instructions |  Notes
B6Cover Sheet for Schedules (12/07)
B6Summary of Schedules (Includes Statistical Summary of Certain Liabilities)(12/07)
B 6ASchedule A – Real Property (12/07)Instructions |  Notes (6A-J)
B 6BSchedule B – Personal Property (12/07)Instructions
B 6CSchedule C – Property Claimed as Exempt (4/10)Instructions
B 6DSchedule D – Creditors Holding Secured Claims (12/07)Instructions
B 6ESchedule E – Creditors Holding Unsecured Priority Claims (4/10)Instructions
B 6FSchedule F – Creditors Holding Unsecured Nonpriority Claims (12/07)Instructions
B 6GSchedule G – Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases (12/07)Instructions
B 6HSchedule H – Codebtors (12/07)Instructions
B 6ISchedule I – Current Income of Individual Debtor(s) (12/07)Instructions
B 6JSchedule J- Current Expenditures of Individual Debtor(s) (12/07)Instructions
B 6Declaration Concerning Debtor’s Schedules (12/07)Instructions
B 7Statement of Financial Affairs (4/10)Guidelines |  Notes
B 8Chapter 7 Individual Debtor’s Statement of Intention (12/08)Instructions |  Notes
B 9Notice of Commencement of Case under the Bankruptcy Code, Meeting of Creditors, and Deadlines (09/97)Guidelines (9A – 9I) | Notes (9A-I)
B 9AChapter 7 Individual or Joint Debtor No Asset Case (12/11)
B 9BChapter 7 Corporation/Partnership No Asset Case (12/11)
B 9CChapter 7 Individual or Joint Debtor Asset Case (12/11)
B 9DChapter 7 Corporation/Partnership Asset Case (12/11)
B 9EChapter 11 Individual or Joint Debtor Case (12/11)
B 9E(Alt.)Chapter 11 Individual or Joint Debtor Case (12/11)
B 9FChapter 11 Corporation/Partnership Case (12/11)
B 9F(Alt.)Chapter 11 Corporation/Partnership Case (12/11)
B 9GChapter 12 Individual or Joint Debtor Family Farmer (12/11)
B 9HChapter 12 Corporation/Partnership Family Farmer (12/11)
B 9IChapter 13 Case (12/11)
B 10Proof Of Claim (12/11)Instructions |  Notes
B 10AProof Of Claim, Attachment A (12/11) Notes
B 10S1Proof Of Claim, Supplement 1 (12/11) Note
B 10S2Proof Of Claim, Supplement 2 (12/11) Notes
B 11AGeneral Power of Attorney (06/90)Guidelines |  Notes
B 11BSpecial Power of Attorney (06/90)Guidelines |  Notes
B 12Order and Notice for Hearing on Disclosure Statement (12/03)Guidelines |  Notes
B 13Order Approving Disclosure Statement and Fixing Time for Filing Acceptances or Rejections of Plan, Combined with Notice Thereof (12/03)Guidelines |  Notes
B 14Ballot for Accepting or Rejecting Plan (12/03)Guidelines |  Notes
B 15Order Confirming Plan (12/01)Guidelines |  Notes
B 16ACaption (12/07)Guidelines | Notes
B 16BCaption (Short Title) (12/94)Guidelines |  Notes
B 16C[Abrogated] (12/03) Notes
B 16DCaption for Use in Adversary Proceeding other than for a Complaint Filed by a Debtor (12/04)Guidelines |  Notes
B 17Notice of Appeal under 28 U.S.C. §158(a) or (b) from a Judgment, Order or Decree of a Bankruptcy Court (12/04)Guidelines |  Notes
B 18Discharge of Debtor (12/07)Guidelines |  Notes
B 19Declaration and Signature of Non-Attorney Bankruptcy Petition Preparer (12/07)Instructions |  Notes
B 20ANotice of Motion or Objection (12/10)Guidelines | Notes (20A-B)
B 20BNotice of Objection to Claim (12/10)Guidelines
B 21Statement of Social Security Number (12/07)Instructions | Notes
B 22AStatement of Current Monthly Income and Means Test Calculation (Chapter 7)(12/10)Instructions |  Notes (22A-C)
B 22BStatement of Current Monthly Income (Chapter 11) (12/10)Instructions
B 22CStatement of Current Monthly Income and Calculation of Commitment Period and Disposable Income (Chapter 13) (12/10)Instructions
B 23Debtor’s Certification of Completion of Instructional Course Concerning Financial Management (12/10)Instructions | Notes
B 24Certification to Court of Appeals (12/07)Instructions | Notes
B 25APlan of Reorganization in Small Business Case under Chapter 11 (12/11)Instructions | Note
B 25BDisclosure Statement in Small Business Case under Chapter 11 (12/08) Guidelines | Note
B 25CSmall Business Monthly Operating Report (12/08)Committee Note
B 26Periodic Report Regarding Value, Operations and Profitability of Entities in Which the Debtor’s Estate Holds a Substantial or Controlling Interest (12/08)Instructions | Note
B 27Reaffirmation Agreement Cover Sheet (12/09)Instructions | Note

B.  Procedural Forms and Instruction

B 13SOrder Conditionally Approving Disclosure Statement, Fixing Time for Filing Acceptances or Rejections of Plan, and Fixing the Time for Filing Objections to the Disclosure Statement and to the Confirmation of the Plan, Combined with Notice Thereof and of the Hearing on Final Approval of the Disclosure Statement and the Hearing on Confirmation of the Plan (08/07)
B 15SOrder Finally Approving Disclosure Statement and Confirming Plan (08/07)
B 18FDischarge of Debtor After Completion of Chapter 12 Plan (08/07)
B 18FHDischarge of Debtor Before Completion of Chapter 12 Plan (08/07) 
B 18JDischarge of Joint Debtors (Chapter 7) (08/07)
B 18JODischarge of One Joint Debtor (Chapter 7) (08/07)
B 18RIDischarge of Individual Debtor in a Chapter 11 Case (12/09)
B 18WDischarge of Debtor After Completion of Chapter 13 Plan (08/07) 
B 18WHOrder Discharging Debtor Before Completion of Chapter 13 Plan (08/07)
B 104Adversary Proceeding Cover Sheet (08/07)
B 131Exemplification Certificate (09/94) 
B 132Application for Search of Bankruptcy Records (11/11)
B 133Claims Register (01/88)
B 200Required Lists, Schedules, Statements and Fees (11/11)
B 201ANotice to Individual Consumer Debtor (11/11) 
Guidelines (Forms B201A and B201B)
B 201BCertification of Notice to Individual Consumer Debtor(s) (12/09)
B 202Statement of Military Service (08/07)
B 203Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor (12/94) 
B 204Notice of Need to File Proof of Claim Due to Recovery of Assets (08/07)
B 205Notice to Creditors and Other Parties in Interest (08/07)
B 206Certificate of Commencement of Case (08/07)
B 207Certificate of Retention of Debtor In Possession (08/07)
B 210ATransfer of Claim Other Than for Security (12/09)
Guidelines (Forms B210A and B210B)
B 210BNotice of Transfer of Claim Other Than for Security (12/09)
B 230AOrder Confirming Chapter 12 Plan (08/07)
B 230BOrder Confirming Chapter 13 Plan (08/07)
B 231AOrder Fixing Time to Object to Proposed Modification of Confirmed Chapter 12 Plan (12/09)
B 231BOrder Fixing Time to Object to Proposed Modification of Confirmed Chapter 13 Plan (12/09)
B 240AReaffirmation Documents (4/10) Guidelines
B 240BMotion for Approval of Reaffirmation Agreement (12/09)
B 240COrder on Reaffirmation Agreement (12/09)
B 240A/B ALTReaffirmation Agreement (4/10)
B 240C ALTOrder on Reaffirmation Agreement (4/10)
B 250ASummons in an Adversary Proceeding (12/09)
B 250BSummons and Notice of Pretrial Conference in an Adversary Proceeding (12/09)
B 250CSummons and Notice of Trial in an Adversary Proceeding (12/09) 
B 250DThird-Party Summons (12/09) 
B 250ESummons to Debtor in Involuntary Case (12/09)
B 250FSummons in a Chapter 15 Case Seeking Recognition of a Foreign Nonmain Proceeding (12/09)
B 253Order for Relief in an Involuntary Case (08/07)
B 254Subpoena for Rule 2004 Examination (12/07)
B 255Subpoena in an Adversary Proceeding (12/07)
B 256Subpoena in a Case Under the Bankruptcy Code (12/07) 
B 260Entry of Default (01/96) 
B 261AJudgment by Default (08/96) 
B 261BJudgment by Default (08/96)
B 261CJudgment in an Adversary Proceeding (12/09)
B 262Notice of Entry of Judgment (01/88)
B 263Bill of Costs (09/94)
B 264Writ of Execution to the United States Marshal (01/96)
B 265Certification of Judgment for Registration in Another District (08/96)
B 270Notice of Filing of Final Report of Trustee, of Hearing on Applications for Compensation [and of Hearing on Abandonment of Property by the Trustee] (08/07)
B 271Final Decree (08/06)
B 280Disclosure of Compensation of Bankruptcy Petition Preparer (10/05)
B 281Appearance of Child Support Creditor or Representative (08/06) Guidelines
B 283Chapter 13 Debtor’s Certifications Regarding Domestic Support Obligations and Section 522(q) (4/10)


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