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In a Chapter 7 case, when the mailing address of the debtor

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In a Chapter 7 case, when the mailing address of the debtor is changed, I understand that he is required to file a change of address. Is he also required to file a change of address if he only changed his residential address? When a change of address is filed, is any other information/materials in addition to the Notice of Change of Address required to be sent to his creditor(s)? Thank you!
Submitted: 7 years ago.
Category: Bankruptcy Law
Expert:  socrateaser replied 7 years ago.

Fed. R. Bankr. Proc. 4002(a)(5) "In addition to performing other duties prescribed by the Code and rules, the debtor shall:...file a statement of any change of the debtor's address."


No additional service is required, and there is no particular rule that requires more than an address where the debtor can receive correspondence/notice from the court, trustee, creditors and other interested parties.


Hope this helps.


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Customer: replied 7 years ago.
I guess I didn't make myself clear enough. When filing a change of address, the debtor/debtor's attorney needs to mail the completed Notice of Change of Address to all creditors. Is there anything else that is also required to be mailed to the creditors for the address change please? Thank you!
Expert:  socrateaser replied 7 years ago.

Nothing else of which I'm aware.

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