Guide for Pro Se Filers

A guide for debtors filing bankruptcy without an attorney.

The Bankruptcy Clerk’s Office is prohibited by 28 U.S.C. Section 955 from giving legal advice or assisting with the preparation of forms.

Except as permitted by law, debtors, all parties in interest, or employees of a party in interest shall refrain from ex parte meetings and communications with the judge/court concerning matters affecting a particular case or proceeding per Federal Rule of Bankruptcy Procedure 9003(a).