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Rule 1005-2


(a)  Completeness.  The debtor must complete each section of the petition by answering all questions, providing all requested information, and marking all applicable boxes. If the debtor(s) filed no prior bankruptcy cases, the Petition must state “None.”  The debtor’s attorney must include an email address and, if the petitioner has an email address, the petitioner must include the email address below the signature.

(b)  Corporations, partnerships, or similar entities must not be joined in one petition or in an individual's petition.  Only individuals may file a petition under or convert a case to chapter 13. 


Notes 2018:  LR adds requirement for petitioner to list an email address to facilitate noticing.


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