PREPARING FOR YOUR MEETING OF CREDITORS

All Debtors are required to attend a Meeting of Creditors. These meetings will usually take place at:

Claude Pepper Federal Building
51 SW First Avenue
Room 102
Miami, FL 33130

Please verify the address, date, and time of your meeting on the Notice of Commencement from the Bankruptcy Court.  

  • Please plan to arrive at the Meeting of Creditors at least 30 minutes prior to the scheduled time.
  • If you need to reschedule the meeting, please contact your attorney.
  • If you need a translator, please tell your attorney in advance.
  • Quiet is mandatory – please conduct yourselves accordingly.
  • Attorneys must be dressed as if they are going to make an appearance in Court. Please be prepared.
  • If a Co-Debtor is unable to appear at the meeting, then the Co-Debtor MUST provide the Trustee with an Order from the Judge excusing him or herself.

Each Debtor MUST bring to the Meeting of Creditors one (1) original form of identification from Column 1 below AND one (1) original proof of Social Security Number from Column 2 below (PHOTOCOPIES WILL NOT BE ACCEPTED):

Column 1
Original Government Issued Photo Identification
Column 2
Original Proof of Social Security Number
Valid Driver’s License Original social security card
Government ID Medical insurance card reflecting Debtor’s social security number
State picture ID Original pay stub with Debtor’s social security number
US passportOriginal IRS Form W-2 or IRS Form 1099
Military IDOriginal Social Security Administration report or letter reflecting Debtor’s social security number.
Resident alien card