Information for Attorneys Regarding Court Hearings

Obtaining an Adjournment of an upcoming hearing

To obtain an adjournment of a 341 Meeting of Creditors or the Hearing on Confirmation you must do the following:

  1. ensure your client is current with plan payments
    • payment can be made in one of two ways:
      • TFS Billpay as an attorney you can sign your clients up for this service the moment they visit your office to sign the bankruptcy petition click here for details.

        Please note there is a 5-8 business day turnaround for payment to be received in the Trustee's office. Payments listed as "in process" or "in transit" do not count as payments having been made.

      • certified bank check or money order
  2. upload the necessary documents to the Trustee's Website.

    Pursuant to Federal Law you are required to redact identifying information before uploading documents. Documents not redacted will not be reviewed and will be rejected.

  3. Once you have ensured that the debtor(s) has made the required payment(s) by viewing the National Data Center and/or the Trustee's Website , and you have satisfied the request for documents made by the Trustee you may email the appropriate staff member to request your adjournment.
    • For 341 Meeting of Creditors please email Saniyyah
    • For Hearings on Confirmation and Motions to Dismiss (pre-confirmed cases) please email Loni
    • For Motions to Dismiss/Modify/Reinstate/Sell etc. (confirmed cases only) please email Janine or Stephanie

    Please do not email any documents to the Staff, unless otherwise noted. Documents sent via email will not be reviewed or considered. All Documents must be uploaded to the Trustee's Website or emailed if you represent yourself.

Sending/Following up on Documents to the Trustee

  1. Click Here to obtain information on uploading documents to the Trustee
  2. To follow-up on your cases and get information on the documents needed please send an email to the following Staff members:
    • 341 Meeting of Creditors: Saniyyah
    • Confirmation/Motion Hearings (pre-confirmed cases only): Loni
    • Motions to dismiss/reinstate/modify/sell etc. (confirmed cases only): Janine or Stephanie

Please note: ONLY signed copies of the debtor(s) petition, schedules, plan will be accepted. This includes amendments.

Please allow a reasonable amount of time for the documents to be reviewed once they have been uploaded.