Bankruptcy Official Forms

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Current versions of  Official and Procedural Forms are found in the U.S. Courts Bankruptcy Forms Manual

Unclaimed Funds

Complete and follow instructions of the below forms for individuals, joint parties or entities. Please contact the court's financial administrator with questions at (515) 323-2844.

Signed documents need to be filed with the court either in person, by mail, express mail services or courier service at U.S. Bankruptcy Court, 300 U.S. Courthouse Annex, 110 East Court Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50309.

Copies of all documents need to be served and service certified as instructed on page 3 of the Motion for Payment of Unclaimed Funds.

Individual or Joint Parties:


Local Forms

Local forms are drafted and approved by the Board of Judges for use in the Southern District of Iowa. If a form use has been designated as mandatory, failure to utilize the form may result in a delay in the processing of a case.

Adversary Proceeding


Other Forms