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Office of the US Trustee

If you select an external link, you will be leaving the web site of the United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern district of West Virginia. The links have been provided for the user's convenience. The United States Bankruptcy Court for the Northern District of West Virginia does not control or guarantee the accuracy, relevance, timeliness, or completeness of this external information.


US Trustee guidance on debtors or prospective debtors who are mentally incompetent, physically disabled, in military service, incarcerated, or reside outside West Virginia.


As part of the DOJ’s efforts to combat bankruptcy fraud and abuse, and to protect the integrity of the bankruptcy system, the Executive Office of the United States Trustees (EOUST) launched an Internet hotline which will allow the public to report suspected instances of bankruptcy fraud to the EOUST. For more information on how to report suspected bankruptcy fraud, visit the
Department of Justice (DOJ) Bankruptcy Fraud Hotline.

Credit Counseling and Debtor Education Information
For information on finding an approved credit counseling or debtor education agency.

Means Testing Information
For information on completing the means test required in chapter 7 cases and locating the national standards for West Virginia.

Poverty Guidelines provided by US Bankruptcy Court, Northern District of WV
For a list of poverty guidelines

Direct Link to West Virginia Approved Credit Counseling

Direct Link to West Virginia Approved Debtor Education Providers



Direct Link to U.S. Trustee - Charleston, West Virginia

Direct Link to U.S. Trustee - Region 4

Direct Link to Excutive Office of the U.S. Trustee

Direct Link to National Association of Bankuptcy Trustee's

Direct Link to West Virginia Chapter 13 Trustee