U.S. Trustee Program

U.S. Trustee Program

U.S. Trustee Program

About the U.S. Trustee Program

The United States Trustee Program is the component of the Department of Justice responsible for overseeing the administration of bankruptcy cases and private trustees under 28 U.S.C.
§ 586 and 11 U.S.C. § 101, et seq. We are a national program with broad administrative, regulatory, and litigation/enforcement authorities whose mission is to promote the integrity and efficiency of the bankruptcy system for the benefit of all stakeholders–debtors, creditors, and the public. The USTP consists of an Executive Office in Washington, DC, and 21 regions with 92 field office locations nationwide.

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Important Notices

U.S. Trustee Program Issues Principles to Guide Its Enforcement of the Duty of Professional to Disclose Connections to a Bankruptcy Case
December 4, 2019
 
 
 
U.S. Trustee Program Seeks Applicants to Serve as Subchapter V Trustees in Small Business Chapter 11 Cases
 
 
 
Revocation of Temporary Waiver of Credit Counseling and Financial Education Requirements for Bankruptcy Filers in the District of the Northern Mariana Islands To Occur Effective May 12, 2020
November 13, 2019
 
 
 
Updated Census Bureau Median Family Income Data
October 16, 2019

The Census Bureau’s Median Family Income Data accessible through the “Means Testing Information” page has been updated. The U.S. Trustee Program will apply the updated data to all cases filed on or after November 1, 2019.

 
 
Revocation of Temporary Waiver of Credit Counseling and Financial Education Requirements for Bankruptcy Filers in Areas Affected by Hurricanes Irma and Maria To Occur Effective March 25, 2020
September 27, 2019
 
 
 
USTP Issues Report to Congress on Criminal Referrals for FY 2018
July 2, 2019

As required by Section 1175 of Public Law 109-162 , the USTP has issued its annual report to Congress on its criminal referral activity for Fiscal Year 2018.

 
 
General Information U.S. Trustee Program
Leadership 

Clifford J. White III
Director

Contact 

Office of the Director
(202) 307-1391

Fee Guidelines for Larger Chapter II Cases
Report Bankruptcy Fraud
Bankruptcy Information Sheet