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Q: Directions to the Central Islip site by car, train and bus?

A: Directions to Central Islip site. [WPD - 6 KB]

 

 

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Q: Phone number and website address for Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court?

A: Phone Number - (631) 712-6200

    Website Address - http://www.nyeb.uscourts.gov/


 

 

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Q: Where do I obtain case information?

A: Contact Mona Mazile and Linda Kmiotek (see Staff Directory) or contact the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court at (631) 712-6200 or http://www.nyeb.uscourts.gov/.

 

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Q: What do I bring to a 341 meeting?

A: Chapter 7 (personal filings) and Chapter 13 Debtors should bring their Social Security card and a photo identification card (see below for acceptable forms of photo identification).


 

 

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Q: What do I do if my social security number is incorrect on my bankruptcy documents?

A: Attendance is required and requests for rescheduled meetings should not be made unless absolutely necessary. Failure to appear at the rescheduled meeting may result in the dismissal of your case after notice and a hearing. If circumstances arise which prevent your appearance at the meeting, please contact the Chapter 7 or 13 Trustee's office whose name and telephone number appears on your meeting notice. If your case is a Chapter 11, you must contact the U.S. Trustee's office at (631) 715-7800. If absolutely necessary, a meeting can be adjourned, by noticing the scheduled creditors of the adjourned date. Proof of notice is comprised of the notice, affidavit of service and copy of the creditors mailing matrix. The original notice with attachments is to be electronically filed with the Bankruptcy Court and a hard copy provided to this office and the panel trustee (for ch. 7 or 13).

 

 

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Q: What to do in times of inclement weather?

A: (1) Contact the court at 631-712-6200, voice mail will direct caller to "Press 9" regarding weather or other emergency closings.

    (2) Contact the trustee assigned to the case: Chapter 7 Trustees, Chapter 13 Trustees.

 

 

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Q: How do I obtain a copy of § 341 meeting tape?

A: § 341 meetings are not transcribed. Tapes are maintained for two years after the § 341 meeting is held. For a copy of tape or to set up an appointment to listen to the tape, contact Mona Mazile or Ana Centeno of the Central Islip US Trustee staff (see staff directory).

If a transcription of the § 341 meeting is required, contact a court reporting agency of your choice. Two of the court reporting agencies who regularly transcribe bankruptcy matters are: Tankoos Reporting (516) 741-5235 and R & R Reporting (718) 624-3287.

 

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