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Rule 1005-1

Caption of Petition

(a) Caption.  The caption of any petition must designate the Court as the United States Bankruptcy Court, District of Arizona.

(b) Trade Names. The caption for an individual petition or joint petition by spouses must include, after the name(s) of the debtor(s), the name of any sole proprietorship operated by the debtor(s). The caption for a debtor that is not an individual must include, after the name of the debtor, any trade name(s) used by that entity, which shall be identified by the letters “d/b/a”. 

Notes 2022:  Subdivision (b) is amended to replace "a husband or wife" with "spouses".



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