WELCOME TO THOMAS POWERS, CHAPTER 13 TRUSTEE WEBSITE.
Message from the Trustee
Due to the ever increasing threat email attachments pose, the Trustee’s office has provided a Secure method of document transmission for Debtor’s Attorneys to the Trustee. Starting immediately debtor’s attorney can upload documents to the Trustee’s office at www.13Documents.com secure portal.
After October 31st our office will no longer accept documents attachments by email.
If a document is required to be filed with the court do not upload through 13Documents.
Registration and Document Upload Instructions
Trustee’s Request for 2016 Tax Returns
During the first week of February, letters requesting receipt of the 2016 Tax Return were mailed to the address of record for active cases filed after 2012. Once you file your 2016 returns, please send a copy of the first two pages of your 2015 Federal Tax Form 1040 and Schedule C, if you have business income, to the respective email, fax or postal address listed in the letter.
• DO NOT send your tax refund to the Trustee unless formerly requested by our office.
• Do not spend any of your refund over $2,000 unless you receive a letter from the Trustee permitting you to do so. The Trustee may request all or part of the excess above $2,000 to be paid to your creditors.
Click Here for the 2016 Income Tax Reminder Letter
ePay Online Payment System
We are pleased to offer ePay as an approved payment option for debtors who are not under a Wage Directive and have a Chapter 13 plan confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court. See information on ePay under the Payment Tab.
NOTE: The ePay Online Payment System is only available to debtors with a confirmed plan from the Bankruptcy Court and are not under a Wage Directive. Until your plan is confirmed by the Bankruptcy Court, plan payments must be made through Money Order or Cashier’s Check.
Click here for ePay Information
The Trustee’s Office will be closed Monday, February 20, 2017 in observance of Presidents’ Day. We apologize for any inconvenience.
Maps and Directions
CLICK HERE FOR A MAP AND DIRECTIONS TO THE OFFICE.
INCLEMENT WEATHER UPDATES
Unless otherwise communicated, the Trustee Office will follow the guidance of the Dallas Independent School District when determining to close or delay opening of the office during inclement weather.
In the event of inclement weather during a DISD holiday, we will follow the Bankruptcy Court’s decision to open or delay. The Court’s information hotline is 214-753-2766.
In the rare situation in which DISD and the Court have a previously scheduled closing (not weather related), the Trustee Office’s closure or delayed opening will be posted via this website and/or by recorded message on the main number 214-855-9200.
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