Reaffirmation Agreements
Last Updated: October 26, 2016

11 U.S.C. 524
Fed. R. Bank. P. 4008

Event: Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous or Creditor Claim Actions > Reaffirmation Agreement and Cover Sheet

Filing Requirements:

  • Cover Sheet (Official Form 427)

  • Reaffirmation Agreement (Official Form B2400A)

    • Part I - Reaffirmation Agreement

    • Part II -  Debtor's Statement in Support of Reaffirmation Agreement 11 U.S.C. 524(k)(6) and Rule 4008

    • Part III - Certification by Debtor(s) and Signatures of all Parties

    • Part IV - Certification by Debtor's Attorney (If represented by counsel during course of negotiating the agreement.) 11 U.S.C. 524(c)(3).

    • Part V - Debtor's Statement and Instructions to Debtor(s) 11 U.S.C. § 524(k).

    • Motion to Approve (Official Form B2400B) (If debtor(s) is Pro se or not represented by counsel during the course of negotiating the agreement.) 11 U.S.C. § 524(k)(7)

To File Electronically:

  1. Log into CM/ECF.

  2. Select [Bankruptcy > Miscellaneous]. Limited Use Participants will select [Bankruptcy > Creditor Claim Actions].

  3. Enter the case number (e.g, xx-xxxxx).

  4. Select [Reaffirmation Agreement and Cover Sheet].

  5. Select the party filer.  If the party is not listed, click on Add/Create New Party.

    Note:  The Attorney/Party Association screen may appear. If your party selection was correct, check the box to create an association.

  6. Browse to select the Reaffirmation Agreement (pdf file).

  7. You will be prompted to:

    • Enter name of creditor.

    • Enter description of property.

    • Answer question, "Is a signed Certification by Debtor's Attorney [Part IV] Included?"

  8. Verify the final docket text; if correct, click [Next] to submit your document(s).

    Note: The Notice of Electronic Filing displays giving you the document number. Copies of this notice are immediately e-mailed to all participants who receive electronic notification in the case.

  9. Place document(s) in shred box.