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I have received notification from the US Bankruptcy Court Eastern

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I have received notification from the US Bankruptcy Court Eastern District of Arkansas for a former resident (renter) naming my rental as a creditor.
Do I have to attend the "Meeting of Creditors"?
This notice asks for a Pleading to Object - what exactly do I file; and, if I file this do I have to attend?

cfortunato :

Hi - my name is XXXXX XXXXX I'm a Bankruptcy attorney here to assist you.

cfortunato :

Did you receive form B9A (Official Form 9a)?

Customer:

I received Official Form 9I

cfortunato :

Thank you for your response.

cfortunato :

You do not have to attend the Meeting of Creditors, and you do not have to file a Motion to Object, unless you have reason to believe the debtor is hiding something or you have some other reason to believe the Bankruptcy was filed in bad faith.

cfortunato :

However, if you did file such a Motion, you would have to go to court to present the Motion.

Customer:

Do I need to file a Proof of Claim?

cfortunato :

What you do want to file is a Proof of Claim form, which you can fill out and print here:

cfortunato :

Yes - you do have to file a Proof or Claim if you want to be paid.

cfortunato :

Here is the Proof of Claim:

Customer:

Thank you.

cfortunato :

You're welcome!

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