Bankruptcy Meeting with Trustee During Pandemic

| Jun 8, 2020 | Personal Bankruptcy |

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With Bankruptcies continuing to move forward during the Coronavirus pandemic, the questions arise relating to how the “Meeting of Creditors” is handled. In every  bankruptcy case, after it is filed a Meeting of Creditors is scheduled. Depending on whether the case is a Chapter 13 or Chapter 7 bankruptcy and where it is filed, the debtors and their attorney would meet with the Trustee and any creditors that show up (which is not common) in Camden New Jersey, Trenton NJ, or Robbinsville NJ and for Philadelphia PA on Market Street. The meetings still take place during the Coronavirus pandemic, but they are now held remotely. Some trustees conduct the meeting by telephone and some do it using zoom. Prior to the Meeting of Creditors, we call the clients to review the filed Bankruptcy Petition and Schedules in their entirety and discuss what will occur during the meeting with the trustee so the client is comfortable and familiar with the process. Although the method of going through the Bankruptcy process has changed, clients are still fully represented through the entire process.