How do I get a copy of my bankruptcy papers if the law firm closed down? 18 Answers as of October 09, 2013

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A Fresh Start | Dorothy G Bunce
You can get any bankruptcy record online at www.pacer.gov for a fee of 10 cents a page, but you may need to pay for more pages than you actually need. Or you may go to the bankruptcy courthouse and order the records from the clerk's office.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 10/9/2013
Stephens Gourley & Bywater | David A. Stephens
You can get copies from the bankruptcy court. You can get them online with a Pacer account. You can contact the state bar. Usually they have an attorney take over and maintain the files. If that happened in your case, you may be able to get copies from them.
Answer Applies to: Nevada
Replied: 10/9/2013
Danville Law Group | Scott Jordan
Most likely you bankruptcy papers are available on-line. The cost is $.03 per page plus whatever amount of time it takes.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/9/2013
Law Offices of Linda Rose Fessler | Linda Fessler
Sign up for PACER. It is very reasonable. You can then look up your case and make copies of whatever you need.
Answer Applies to: California
Replied: 10/9/2013
Davis Law SC | D. Nathan Davis
The answer would be based upon when you filed your case. Most recent cases are filed electronically and not that hard to recover. Of course, you would need to reimburse the law firm for the costs incurred which is approximately 10 cents per page and the time spent obtaining and printing out the documents. Because of the way documents are stored, it is not a push the button and the paper come out type proposition. It will take a little while to do this. You should contact a law firm that practices bankruptcy law and it should be able to do this for you easily. The other option is to contact the Bankruptcy Court where your case was filed, but, I think you find it much more expensive to get a copy of the file.
Answer Applies to: South Carolina
Replied: 10/9/2013
    Moore Taylor Law Firm, P.A.
    Moore Taylor Law Firm, P.A. | Jane Downey
    You can get a copy online. Google PACER, set up an account and you can print a copy. If the law firm shut down, you can contact the Bar to see who took over the files.
    Answer Applies to: South Carolina
    Replied: 10/9/2013
    Mark S Cherry, Attorney at Law, PC
    Mark S Cherry, Attorney at Law, PC | Mark Cherry
    They can be obtained from the Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court or any attorney that subscribes to a service called PACER.
    Answer Applies to: New Jersey
    Replied: 10/9/2013
    Idaho Bankruptcy Law | Paul Ross
    Call the bankruptcy court and ask for a copy of the documents filed in your case. They will tell you what the cost will be for the documents.
    Answer Applies to: Idaho
    Replied: 10/9/2013
    Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney
    Janet A. Lawson Bankruptcy Attorney | Janet Lawson
    You can to any lawyer who handles bankruptcy cases. We all have access to those records via PACER. You should not be charged much to get them. Our cost is 10 a page or you can go to the bankruptcy court and get copies.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 10/9/2013
    Law Office of Michael Johnson
    Law Office of Michael Johnson | Michael Johnson
    The clerk of the court for the district where it was filed and it may be a dollar a page.
    Answer Applies to: Florida
    Replied: 10/9/2013
    CoverLaw
    CoverLaw | Jim Cover
    Depending on the year that you filed you could go to another attorney and they can download the records for you and there is a small fee or you could go to the courthouse where you filed and get a copy for a small fee.
    Answer Applies to: California
    Replied: 10/9/2013
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