Richmond, VA asked in Bankruptcy for Virginia

Q: I spaced out on adding one of my creditors to my bankruptcy filing. Can I file an amendment?

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L. Ilaine Upton

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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Annandale, VA
  • Licensed in Virginia

A: Yes, if the case hasn't been discharged yet. You will need to pay the bankruptcy $31 to add the creditor, and follow the court rules to notify the creditor of the addition. The court requires to file the amended schedule and an amendment cover sheet. You need to send the creditor a copy of the amended schedule, and a copy of the notice of meeting of creditors. Mail it to the address for sending notices, not the address for payments, if those are different.

Timothy Denison

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  • Bankruptcy Lawyer
  • Louisville, KY

A: Yes. File an amendment with every creditor listed that you left off.

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