Petitions - If a petition is conventionally filed on paper, the number of copies that must be filed with the original is as follows:
a. Sub-chapter II, IV and V of Chapter 7 - 2 copies; otherwise none.
b. Chapter 9 - 3 copies
c. Chapter 11 - 2 copies.
d. Chapter 12 - none
e. Chapter 13 - none
You will need to provide an additional copy if you want one stamped with the date of filing for your records plus a self addressed envelope with adequate postage if you are filing by mail.
Motions and other pleadings - Unless filed within three (3) business days of a hearing that pertains to such document, the court requires only an original of any motion, supporting documents or other pleading. If filed within three days of a hearing, a paper copy of any document filed within three (3) business days of a scheduled hearing to which the document pertains must be clearly marked “JUDGE’S COPY” and must also be contemporaneously filed with the clerk.
Adversary Proceedings - If filed on paper, the court requires an original of a fully completed bankruptcy adversary cover sheet and the original complaint or proposed judgment. The plaintiff who conventionally files on paper must also provide a self addressed stamped envelope for the clerk to return a Summons to the plaintiff for service. The plaintiff who electronically files a complaint shall print and use the summons electronically issued, if one is so issued, by the court via the ECF system during the filing process for service.