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United States Bankruptcy Court Central District of California Chapter 11 Petition Package (Non - Individual Debtors) Requirements and Forms for Non - Individuals Filing a Chapter 11 Bankruptcy Case in the Central District of California American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Page 1 Chapter 1 1 Petition Package (Non - Individual Debtors) Table of Contents Page Introduction ................................ ................................ ................................ .. 1 Requirements for a Non - Individual Filing a Chapter 1 1 Bankruptcy Case ... 1 Requirements for Master Mailing List of Creditors ................................ ....... 4 Example of Format for Master Mailing List of Creditors ............................... 5 Definition of Terms ................................ ................................ ....................... 6 Introduction This Chapter 1 1 Petition Package includes the basic information and forms required for a non - individual to file a voluntary chapter 1 1 bankruptcy case in the Central District of California , as specified in the Court Manual, Section 2 Filing Requirements and Procedures . The forms in this Petition Package are not fillable. You may retrieve fillable versions of the forms at http://www.uscourts.gov/forms/bankruptcy - forms . Attorneys filing through CM/ECF should refer to the Court Manual Section 3 CM/ECF Procedures . Please note that court staff is prohibited from giving legal advice . Requirements for a Non - Individual Filing a Chapter 1 1 Bankruptcy Case To file a chapter 1 1 bankruptcy case in the Central District of California , a non - individual debtor : 1) MUST be represented by an attorney (LBR 9011 - 2(a)). 2 ) MUST p ay the chapter 1 1 filing fee at the time of filing . C onsult the Court Manual Section 1.1 for the filing fee amount and f ee payment methods. 3 ) MUST f ile the following documents at the bankruptcy court in the following order ( items A through D ) . American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Page 2 Chapter 1 1 Petition Package (Non - Individual Debtors) At a minimum, d ocuments in this box ( A, B, C, and D ) MUST BE FILED , when applicable, or the bankruptcy filing will not be accepted. A. Voluntary Petition for Non - Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy (Official Form 201 ) this completed form must be signed by the authorized signer for the d ebtor . B. Chapter 11 or Chapter 9 Cases: List of Creditors Who Have the 20 Largest Unsecured Claims and Are Not Insiders (Official Form 204). C. Attachment to Voluntary Petition for Non - Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy Under Chapter 11 (Official Form 201A) this form is filed only by debtors who are required to file periodic reports with the Securities and Exchange Commission (e.g., Forms 10K and 10Q). D . Ma ster Mailing List of Creditors - t his is not a form , it is a list of P lease see the Requirements for Master Mailing List of Creditors on page 4 . The Following Documents Must be Filed with the Voluntary Petition or within 14 days After Filing the Voluntary Petition The following documents , if applicable, MUST also be filed at the bankruptcy court with the Voluntary Petition, or within 14 days after the filing of the Voluntary Petition. If the following documents are not filed within 14 days after the filing of the Voluntary Petition, the bankruptcy case may be dismissed. If that happens, you will lose whatever filing fee you paid, and your creditors will be able to resume collection activities against you. E . Corporate Resolution Authorizing Filing of the Petition - this is not a form and is required only if the d ebtor is a corporation. F . Corporate O wnership S tatement (LBR form F 1007 - 4.CORP.OWNERSHIP.STMT) - this is an optional form for the statement that is required under LBR 1007 - 4 if the d ebtor is a corporation (other than a government unit) . G . List of Equity Security Holders required for corporations or partnerships if not included on the Master Mailing List of Creditors . The List of Equity Security Holders m ust be in the same format as specified in the Requirements for Master Mailing List of Creditors on page 5. H . Statement of Related Cases ( LBR form F 1015 - 2 .1.STMT.RELATED.CASES ) I . Summary of Assets and Liabilities for Non - Individual s (Official Form 206Sum ) J . Schedules A /B , D through H (Official Forms 206A/B , 206D , 206E/F, 206G , and 206H , If any of the applicable schedules do not apply, the d ebtor MUST print er documents. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Page 3 Chapter 1 1 Petition Package (Non - Individual Debtors) Schedule A/B: Assets Real and Personal Property (Official Form 206A/B) Schedule D: Creditors Who Have Claims Secured by Property (Official Form 206D) Schedule E/F: Creditors Who Have Unsecured Claims (Official Form 206E/F) Schedule G: Executory Contracts and Unexpired Leases (Official Form 206G) Schedule H: Codebtors (Official Form 206H) K . Declaration Under Penalty of Perjury for Non - Individual Debtors (Official Form 202) L . Statement of Financial Affairs for Non - Individuals Filing for Bankrup t cy (Official Form 207 ) M . Disclosure of Compensation of Attorney for Debtor (Official Form 2030 ) N . Verification of Master Mailing List of Credi tors [LBR 1007 - 1( a )] ( LBR form F 1007 - 1.1. MAILING. LIST. VER I FICATION) Optional Form with No Deadline for Filing O . ivate Electronic Noticing (DeBN) (local form F 9036 1.1 DeBN ACTIVAT E this is an optional form for the d ebtor s authorized representative to request orders and court - gene rated notices by email (at no cost) through the DeBN program, instead of by U.S. mail. American LegalNet, Inc. www.FormsWorkFlow.com Page 4 Chapter 1 1 Petition Package (Non - Individual Debtors) Requirements for Master Mailing List of Creditors A Master Mailing List of Creditors, with the names and addresses of the creditors, must be filed in all bankruptcy cases and must be submitted in the following format (see Example of Format for Master Mailing List on the next page): 1. Typed on blank , unlined, standard white 8 - 1/2 x 11 inch medium weight paper using uppercase and lowercase letter quality fonts, no smaller than 10 point nor greater than 14 point , in either Arial, Calibri, Cambria, Courier, Times New Roman, Helvetica , Geneva, or Letter Gothic . 2. Typed in a single column with no letters closer than 1 - 1/2 inches from any edge of the paper and left justified. 3. Typed with no more than 8 name/address blocks per page . Each block must consist of no more than 4 lines total for each name/address with at least 2 b lank lines in between. 4. Master Mailing List pages must list the creditors from s chedules D, E, and F of the bankruptcy case filing . Use as many pages as needed. Do not include the d ebtor, j oint d ebtor, U.S. Trustee, Internal Revenue Service, or Franchise Tax Board on the Master Mailing List. 5. Each line can be no more than 35 characters in length including spaces. The attention line , if any, must be included on the second line of the block. DO NOT INCLUDE ACCOUNT NUMBERS. The city, state (2 - le tter abbreviation in capital letters only, e.g., CA), and zip code must be on the last line. Nine - digit zip codes should be separated by a hyphen. 6. Do not use punctuation, except for one comma between city and state (for example Los Angeles, CA 90012). 7. If a separate Equity Holders List is filed, it must comply with the above format requirements. 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