Bensalem, PA asked in Bankruptcy for Pennsylvania

Q: How can i locate documentation from my personal bankruptcy? it was in 2012.

It was filed in Doyelstown Pa.

Related Topics:
3 Lawyer Answers
Timothy Denison
Timothy Denison
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: From your lawyer or go to the courthouse where you filed the bankruptcy and the request a copy. If you know anyone who has a pacer.gov account, they can get if for you on line.

Stuart Nachbar
Stuart Nachbar
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Livingston, NJ

A: www.pacer.gov is the website that allows access to Bankruptcy Court filings. You will need to set up an account. Also, you could call your old lawyer, or actually go to the Court house. This is as long as you are not looking for personal documents used for Petition Prep, and those would probably only be with the lawyer

W. J. Winterstein Jr.
W. J. Winterstein Jr.
PREMIUM
Answered
  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Boyertown, PA
  • Licensed in Pennsylvania

A: You can access all bankruptcy court dockets and documents filed in any case (if you know the federal district and the case number) by opening an account at https://www.pacer.gov/. You don't need to be a lawyer to use a pacer account to access documents filed with the court, but you do need authorization from the Court Clerk in any district to file documents. With a pacer account, you can reach any bankruptcy court case in the US.

As others have indicated, your bankruptcy lawyer in the prior case should have all such documents, and best practice is to provide a client with all such documents.

Justia Ask a Lawyer is a forum for consumers to get answers to basic legal questions. Any information sent through Justia Ask a Lawyer is not secure and is done so on a non-confidential basis only.

The use of this website to ask questions or receive answers does not create an attorney–client relationship between you and Justia, or between you and any attorney who receives your information or responds to your questions, nor is it intended to create such a relationship. Additionally, no responses on this forum constitute legal advice, which must be tailored to the specific circumstances of each case. You should not act upon information provided in Justia Ask a Lawyer without seeking professional counsel from an attorney admitted or authorized to practice in your jurisdiction. Justia assumes no responsibility to any person who relies on information contained on or received through this site and disclaims all liability in respect to such information.

Justia cannot guarantee that the information on this website (including any legal information provided by an attorney through this service) is accurate, complete, or up-to-date. While we intend to make every attempt to keep the information on this site current, the owners of and contributors to this site make no claims, promises or guarantees about the accuracy, completeness or adequacy of the information contained in or linked to from this site.