Why is my case number “invalid”?

Certain Trustee Offices will add extra characters as part of their office case numbering convention. For example, if your case number looks like 6:11-bk-12345-WJ, your 7-digit case number would be 11-12345. Likewise, for BK00531329 or BK9-05-012345-00, your case number would be 05-31329. Therefore, type in your case number as “XX-XXXXX” (no quotation marks, and replace […]

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How can I change my case number?

If you received a new case number and currently have a TFS account, you are able to change your case number on file. In order to change your case number you will need to click on the red “Stop All Payments” button, located on your TFS dashboard. This button will allow you to stop all […]

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What is a case number?

Your 7-digit case number, sometimes referred to as a “Bankruptcy Petition Number,” can be found on the paperwork sent to you by the Office of the Chapter 13 Trustee assigned to your case. Example: Certain Trustee Offices will add extra characters as part of their office case numbering convention. For example, if your case number […]

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