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Redaction Notice

In compliance with Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037 a filing (any document or attachment to a document) made with the Court must not contain certain information, including (1) an individual’s social security number, (2) a taxpayer identification number, (3) an individual’s birth date, (4) the name of a minor, or (5) a financial account number.

Such information must removed or edited. The document shall only contain:

  1. The last four digits of the social security number and taxpayer-identification number

  2. The year of the individual’s birth

  3. The minor’s initials

  4. The last four digits of the financial account number

The party filing a document is responsible for redaction. The Clerk’s Office does not review documents filed with the court for compliance with this rule and cannot redact a document once filed.

Motion to Redact a Previously Filed Document Pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 9037(h)(1) and (2)

If it is discovered that documents have been filed that contain the information listed above, a Motion to Redact should be filed identifying the proposed redactions as well as the docket or proof of claim number. The Motion to Redact should include an attachment with the proposed redacted document.

Once filed, the Motion itself and the document selected by the filer are restricted from public view.

A Motion to Redact a Case Record filing fee is due for each affected case.

If the Court grants the Motion to Redact, the Clerk of Court will docket the redacted document.

If you do not have access to e-file your documents, please use the following address:

U.S. Bankruptcy Court
111 Locust Street, Office 320
Des Moines, IA 50309