341 Creditor Meetings are held Wednesdays at 1:00 pm.
Debtor Education class is held Wednesday morning of the debtor's 341 Creditor's Meeting at 8:45 am. Debtors should arrive no later than 8:45 am to sign in and receive materials to begin.
The following are the dates of no 341 Creditor Meeting and no Debtor Education Class
January 11, 2023
February 22, 2023
April 5, 2023
July 5, 2023
November 22, 2023
December 27, 2023
Pursuant to 11 U.S.C. §1328(g) - a provision of the Bankruptcy Code, most Chapter 13 debtors will not be eligible for a discharge until they have completed a post-petition "instructional course concerning personal financial management."
11 U.S.C. §111 speaks generally about the content of such a course, and it assigns to the United States Trustee the responsibility for approving and evaluating providers.
Debtors and debtor's counsel will note debtor education is provided at 8:45 am the day of the 341 Creditor's Meeting at the following location:
Jon C. Thornburg, Chapter 13 Trustee
United States Bankruptcy Court
300 Jackson Street; Room 124
Alexandria, LA 71303
The program is coordinated and conducted by experienced and highly-trained instructional personnel; they rely upon excellent and professional course materials. It's offered the morning of the 341 Creditor Meeting. The course is offered at no cost to the debtor.