This message is sent on behalf of the United States Trustee for Region 9. Please direct any questions to your local United States Trustee Office.
U.S. Trustee Program Expands Virtual Section 341 Meetings of Creditors Pilot to Region 9
(Ohio and Michigan)
The United States Trustee Program is implementing virtual 341 meetings of creditors in Region 9 (Ohio and Michigan) for all chapter 7, 12, and 13 cases. The first Region 9 districts to begin this implementation are the Southern District of Ohio and the Western District of Michigan.
341 meetings for chapter 7, 12, and 13 cases filed on or after August 1, 2023
in the Southern District of Ohio and Western District of Michigan
will be conducted using the Zoom meeting platform.
All WDMI attorneys are invited to join the U.S. Trustee’s Information Session regarding the rollout of Zoom 341 Meetings. The initial session will be held on August 18 at 1:00pm. If you are unable to join the session on August 18, there will be additional training sessions when the other districts move to Zoom 341 Meetings and you will be able to attend those sessions.
The Information Sessions are open to attorneys and staff and will cover a variety of topics, including:
- Connecting to the virtual 341 meeting
- Participating in the virtual 341 meeting
- Requirements for verifying debtor’s ID and more.
Please RSVP by emailing your name and email address and your desire to receive a training invitation to firstname.lastname@example.org no later than August 4, 2023. Someone from the U.S. Trustee Office will follow up with further instructions.
If you are unable to attend but would like to receive the Zoom 341 Meeting instructions and best practices, please request these documents by emailing email@example.com with your request. In addition, if you are unable to attend on August 18 but would like to attend a subsequent session, you may email the same address and request to be included on the attendance list.
Documents and additional information, including instructions for joining a Zoom meeting with troubleshooting tips, what documents to provide to the trustee prior to the meeting, a list of acceptable ID documents, the Best Practices for attending a Zoom meeting, the bankruptcy information sheet, and links to local district websites, are available at https://www.justice.gov/ust/moc.