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For Creditors

Welcome to the Creditors section of the Court's Web site. Here you will find information pertinent to you and your business with the Court.

You are a Creditor if....

  • You are a person or institution to whom a debtor owes money or claims that a debtor owes you money.
  • You have received a notice from the court about a particular bankruptcy case whereby the debtor has listed you as someone to whom the debtor owes money or may owe money.


Access Case Information

Public Access to Court Electronic Records (PACER) - Access case records online or by using the courthouse public terminals

Voice Case Information System (VCIS) - Get case information by phone 24 hours a day, 7 days a week

  • (866) 222-8029 (toll free)


Guide to Eviction Judgements - 11 U.S.C. § 362 (I)

Landlords with an eviction judgement:

If a renter files for bankruptcy using Official Form 101 (Voluntary Petition for Individuals Filing for Bankruptcy) and files an Official Form 101A (Initial Statement About an Eviction Judgment Against You) or 101B (Statement About Payment of an Eviction Judgment Against You), a landlord may object and receive a hearing within 10 days:

  • If the lessor files an objection to any certification filed by the debtor (Form 101A or 101B) and serves such objection upon the debtor, the court shall hold a hearing within 10 days after the filing and service of such objection to determine if the certification filed by the debtor is true.
  • The landlord will be responsible for contacting the Courtroom Deputy for the judge presiding in the case in order to request an expedited hearing. Courtroom Deputy phone numbers may be found on the Judges page or by calling 619-557-5620.


File a Claim electronically using ePOC

The Electronic Proof of Claim (ePOC) program permits proofs of claims to be filed directly from the court’s website. The (ePOC) program will create and file or amend a completed, signed claim form (Official Form 410) online using the Court’s (ePOC) system. A copy of which may be printed or saved as part of the process. However, any supporting documents and attachments must be uploaded as PDF files. Documents other than proofs of claim also need to be prepared as PDFs in order to be uploaded and filed with the court. Each PDF file may be created by scanning or using software, and should not exceed 35 MB in size. 

The Electronic Proof of Claim (ePOC) allows creditors to file Proof of Claims electronically without obtaining a Limited Creditor Access filing login and password from our office.

Learn More about ePOC and access the program here.


You must obtain a login and password to electronically file all documents other than Proof of Claims. If you are filing a Proof of Claims and another document(s) listed below, a Limited Creditor Access login and password is required such as,


Fraudulent Claims

Penalty for filing a fraudulent claim: Fine of up to $500,000, imprisonment for up to five years, or both. [18 U.S.C 152]

If you are aware of bankruptcy fraud, please report it.