Free PDF Downloadable Bankruptcy Forms

An edited list of the main federal forms for use in all courts.
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Last Reviewed: Tue, Aug 4, 2020

Official PDF Downloads

The links below connect you to forms provided by the US Court system. All bankruptcy forms available for free as PDF forms.

The basic forms that get things underway.

These are the forms that identify who you are, how you're giong to pay the filing fee.

(Forms B4 and B5 don't apply in consumer Chapter 7 or Chapter 13 bankruptcies; they are for Chapter 11 and Chapter 9 cases for businesses and municipalities, like Detroit, Stockton, etc.)

Form Name
B 101 Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy
B 101A Initial Statement About an Eviction Judgment Against You (individuals)
B 101B Statement About Payment of an Eviction Judgment Against You (individuals)
B 103A Application for Individuals to Pay the Filing Fee in Installments
B 103B Application to Have the Chapter 7 Filing Fee Waived
B 104 For Individual Chapter 11 Cases: The List of Creditors Who Have the 20 Largest Unsecured Claims Against You Who Are Not Insiders
B 104 Adversary Proceeding Cover Sheet
B 105 Involuntary Petition Against an Individual

The Schedules:

Where you list 
- all your own, what you owe, and 
- whom you owe it to 
- how you'd like to handle your secured debts (auto, home, etc.)

Summaries and cover sheets of schedules

B 106 Declaration Declaration About an Individual Debtor’s Schedules
B 106 Summary A Summary of Your Assets and Liabilities and Certain Statistical Information (individuals)

Your Property: Schedules A and B and C

Real Estate you own: Schedule A

B 106A/B Schedule A/B: Property (individuals)

Exempt property (property you can keep): Schedule C

B 106C Schedule C: The Property You Claim as Exempt (individuals)

Your Debts: Schedules D, E, and F

Secured Debts: Schedule D

Debts for which you have pledged collateral, like home loans and car loans.

B 106D Schedule D: Creditors Who Hold Claims Secured By Property (individuals)

Unsecured Debts: Schedule E/F

B 106E/F Schedule E/F: Creditors Who Have Unsecured Claims (individuals)

Contracts and Leases that are ongoing: Schedule G

B 106G Schedule G: Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases (individuals)

Codebtors: Schedule H

Did you know that your co-signors will be stuck with whatever debt you are discharged of? Here's where you list them.

B 106H Schedule H: Your Codebtors (individuals)

Your Income & Expenses: Schedules I & J

Your Income: Schedule I

B 106I Schedule I: Your Income (individuals)

Your Expenses: Schedule J

B 106J Schedule J: Your Expenses (individuals)
B 106J-2 Schedule J-2: Expenses for Separate Household of Debtor 2 (individuals)

Statement of Finacial Affairs

B 107 Your Statement of Financial Affairs for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (individuals)

What you plan to do with your secured debts:

B 108 Statement of Intention for Individuals Filing Under Chapter 7
B 119 Bankruptcy Petition Preparer’s Notice, Declaration and Signature
B 121 Your Statement About Your Social Security Numbers

Means Test Forms

For Chapter 7

B 122A-1 Chapter 7 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income
B 122A-1Supp Statement of Exemption from Presumption of Abuse Under §707(b)(2)
B 122A-2 Chapter 7 Means Test Calculation

For Chapter 13

B 122C-1 Chapter 13 Statement of Your Current Monthly Income and Calculation of Commitment Period
B 122C-2 Chapter 13 Calculation of Your Disposable Income
B 131 Exemplification Certificate (Bankruptcy Court)
B 132 Application for Search of Bankruptcy Records
B 133 Claims Register

Reaffirmation Agreements

B 240A/B ALT Reaffirmation Agreement
B 240B Motion for Approval of Reaffirmation Agreement
B 240C Order on Reaffirmation Agreement


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