Chapter 7 Handbooks & Reference Materials

Documents
Date Subject Other Formats
Handbook for Chapter 7 Panel Trustees, Effective October 1, 2012
April 1, 2017

Handbook for Chapter 7 Panel Trustees, Effective October 1, 2012

[PDF - 684 KB]

[DOC - 193 KB]

April 1, 2017

List of Changes (April 2017)

[PDF - 41 KB]

[DOC - 51 KB]

September 8, 2016

List of Changes (September 2016)

[PDF - 49 KB]

[DOC - 54 KB]

July 12, 2012

Summary of Major Changes (October 2012)

[PDF - 26 KB]

[DOC - 24 KB]

Handbook for Chapter 7 Panel Trustees – Supplementary Materials, Effective October 1, 2012
Chapter 7 Forms and Instructions  
April 1, 2017

General Instructions for Interim Reports (TIRs)

[PDF - 20 KB]

[DOC - 28 KB]

July 12, 2012

Instructions for Form 1 – Individual Estate Property Record and Report

[PDF - 37 KB]

[DOC - 35 KB]

July 12, 2012

Instructions for Form 2 – Estate Cash Receipts and Disbursements Record

[PDF - 28 KB]

[DOC - 35 KB]

April 1, 2017

Instructions for Form 3 – Summary Interim Asset Report

[PDF - 21 KB]

[DOC - 34 KB]

July 12, 2012

Primary Uniform Transaction Code List

[PDF - 44 KB]

[DOC - 38 KB]

November 16, 2015

Primary Uniform Transaction Code Reference Guide

[PDF - 180.19 KB]

February 20, 2003

Form 4 and UTC Questions and Answers

[PDF - 24 KB]

May 10, 2013 Sample Chapter 7 Cases and Illustrative Forms 1, 2 and 3

[PDF - 329 KB]

[DOC - 565 KB]


July 12, 2012 Section 341(a) Meeting of Creditors – Required Questions and Sample General Questions

[PDF - 25 KB]

[DOC - 30 KB]

July 12, 2012 Guidelines for Reviewing Applications for Compensation and Reimbursement of Expenses Filed Under 11 U.S.C. § 330 (“Fee Guidelines”)

[PDF - 54 KB]

[DOC - 68KB]

July 12, 2012 Segregating Duties in a Small Trustee Operation

[PDF - 15 KB]

[DOC - 27 KB]

July 12, 2012

Procedures for Suspension and Removal of Panel Trustees and Standing Trustees, 28 C.F.R 58.6

[PDF - 88 KB]

July 12, 2012 Notice of Voluntary Suspension

[PDF - 11 KB]

[DOC - 25 KB]

July 12, 2012 Declaration Regarding Administration of Oath and Confirmation of Identify and Social Security Number

[PDF - 16 KB]

[DOC - 27 KB]

July 12, 2012 Notice to United States Trustee of Debtor Identity Problem

[PDF - 38 KB]

[DOC - 27 KB]

July 12, 2012 Chapter 7 Trustee Bank Account Review and Reconciliation Procedures

[PDF - 23 KB]

[DOC - 32 KB]

July 12, 2012 2012 Limited English Proficiency (LEP) Interpreter Usage Form

[PDF - 16 KB]

[DOC - 42 KB]

September 8, 2016 Business Interruption Plan Outline

[DOC - 32 KB]

September 8, 2016 Sample Chapter 7 Disaster Recovery Plan

[DOC - 36 KB]

July 12, 2012 Sample Rules of Behavior Governing Computer Use

[PDF - 16 KB]

[DOC - 24 KB]

July 12, 2012 United States Trustees Program Chapter 7 Trustee Performance Review

[PDF - 191 KB]

[DOC - 46 KB]

July 30, 2013 Chapter 7 IRS Refund Turnover Request Form

[PDF - 24 KB]

[DOC - 74 KB]

UST Field Examination Materials
October 1, 2012

Internal Control Questionnaire

[PDF - 112 KB]

[DOC - 47 KB]

October 1, 2012

Asset Administration Questionnaire

[PDF - 58 KB]

[DOC - 37 KB]

February 2012 Volume 2 of the UST Manual pertaining to Chapter 7 Case Administration  
Other Policy Guidance
May 14, 2012

Best Practices for Document Production Requests by Trustees in Consumer Bankruptcy Cases (May 14, 2012)

[PDF - 169 KB]

     
Updated August 17, 2017