Pandemic (COVID-19) Filing Instructions for those NOT represented by an Attorney.
(pro se filers only)
Presently the United States Bankruptcy Court is not taking in-person filings.
For questions regarding your existing case, please contact the case administrator assigned to your case based on your case number:
Cases ending with 0, 7, 8: Chasity Lucas - 225-346-3310
Cases ending with 1, 2, 3: Jennifer Poche - 225-346-3309
Cases ending with 4, 5, 6: Regina Callihan - 225-346-3313
Cases ending with 9: Andrea Erckert - 225-346-3301
If you have an emergency filing, please call: (225) 346-3333.
If your filing is not an emergency, please mail filing to:
United States Bankruptcy Clerks Office
Middle District of Louisiana
707 Florida Street, Room 119
Baton Rouge, LA 70801
You may also email filing to firstname.lastname@example.org
If your filing requires a fee, please include the amount required in the form of Money Order or Cashier’s Check made payable to: U. S. Bankruptcy Court. This office does not accept personal checks from debtors.
The list of fees can be found here: https://www.lamb.uscourts.gov/schedule-fees.
If you have a hearing scheduled, please contact chambers as soon as possible at (225) 346-3335.
Individuals may represent themselves in bankruptcy court. However, filing without an attorney (referred to as "pro se") is extremely difficult to do successfully.