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What Does The Clerk's Office Do?

The Clerk's Office provides a variety of services to the bankruptcy judges, attorneys and the public. Clerk's Office staff provide clerical and administrative support to the court by filing and maintaining case-related documents, signing ministerial orders, issuing process and writs, collecting authorized fees, sending notices, entering judgments and orders, and setting hearings. The services provided by the Clerk's Office to attorneys and the public include responding to requests for information and providing copies of documents in bankruptcy case files.

The Clerk's Office is a source for many forms, local rules, and other information you will need to file your bankruptcy petition and related documents.

Forms and local rules are also available on the U.S. Bankruptcy Courts website:

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