Frequently Asked Questions
How do I contact the Bankruptcy Trustee?
Send mail to: Soneet Kapila, Bankruptcy Trustee
P. O. Box 14213
Fort Lauderdale, FL 33302
I filed for Chapter 7 bankruptcy. What documents do I need to send to the Trustee?
On this website (www.kapilatrustee.com), go to the tab “341 Meeting” and see the forms that are required.
My 341 meeting is coming up. How do I attend a virtual 341 meeting?
What if I need an interpreter? (¿Qué pasa si necesito un intérprete?)
Any debtor that requires an interpreter has the option to use a telephonic interpreter service, at no cost to them, or use the court-appointed interpreter who is present at all Section 341 meetings. Pro se debtors and attorneys must notify our office no later than seven (7) days prior to the Section 341 meeting if they/their client will be needing an interpreter as well as the language requested. Cualquier deudor que requiera un intérprete tiene la opción de utilizar un servicio de intérprete telefónico, sin costo alguno, o utilizar el intérprete designado por el tribunal, que está presente en todas las reuniones de la Sección 341. Los deudores pro se y abogados deben notificar a nuestra oficina a más tardar 7 días antes de la reunión de la Sección 341 si ellos / sus clientes necesitarán un intérprete y el idioma solicitado.
Where is the Bankruptcy Court located?
C. Clyde Atkins United States Courthouse
301 North Miami Avenue, Room 150
Miami, FL 33128
United States Courthouse
299 East Broward Blvd., Room 112
Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33301
WEST PALM BEACH
Flagler Waterview Building
1515 North Flagler Drive, Suite 801
West Palm Beach, FL 33401
I have a conflict with my meeting date – How do I request a continuation of my meeting?
Requests to continue the 341 Meeting of Creditors must be emailed to Trustee Kapila (Use this LINK). You must include the reason for your request, provide contact information and any other documentation to support your request. The Trustee is under no obligation to grant a request. If the request is NOT granted, you must appear virtually at the time and date scheduled. Requests made less than 48 hours prior to the scheduled meeting must be made by a PHONE CALL to the Trustee’s office (954) 761-8707.
I am an Attorney — How do I upload the Debtor’s documents to the Trustee?
You should have received via email an automatic notification from TITLE XI, our bankruptcy management system, with directions for uploading required DEBTOR documents. If you did not receive the TITLE XI link, please go to this link, and click on the option “Debtor Attorney – Find Help Here” and then on the next page click “I need a link to see requests and upload documents”. [Attorneys may enter their email on the TITLE XI page and receive automatic emails with authentication keys.]