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What is the debtor required to provide after an automatic stay is granted?

Any automatic stay is typically granted to the debtor after chapter 7 bankruptcy is filed. However, right away, the debtor must provide a list of all creditors, a list of all their assets and liabilities, schedule of current income and expenditures, prior 60 day pay stubs, and their federal tax returns for the prior year.


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