Claims Process


If you are a creditor and desire to participate in a distribution of assets in the Bankruptcy Estate, you must file a proof of claim in this case no later than April 13, 2020 (the “Claims Bar Date”).

Pursuant to Fed. R. Bankr. P. 3002(c)(1) and (5), a proof of claim shall be filed by Governmental Units no later than 180 days after the date of the Order for Relief, or by April 13, 2020 (the “Governmental Claims Bar Date”).

All Claimants who seek an administrative claim must obtain a Court Order pursuant to the applicable provisions of the Bankruptcy Code.

Proof of Claim Forms

All Proof of Claim forms must be filed with the Court either (1) by mailing or delivering your completed proof of claim form to the Clerk’s Office in Denver at: Clerk of the Bankruptcy Court, U.S. Custom House, 721 19th Street, Denver, CO 80202-2508; or (2) by using the Electronic Proof of Claim (ePOC) application, the instructions for which are accessible both on the Court’s website ( and here .

Instructions for Filing an Electronic Proof of Claim. A proof of claim may be filed online using the electronic proof of claim (ePOC) application. This service is provided as an alternative filing option for those parties not required to register for CM/ECF. Please read all information provided below BEFORE attempting to file your proof of claim. 

Attachments. While completing the Proof of Claim form, you will be asked if you wish to attach supporting documentation.  Multiple attachments are permitted and should show that the debt exists, a lien secures the debt, or both. Attachments MUST be in PDF format, MUST be smaller than 10mb in size and MUST NOT contain document security. Attachments not meeting these criteria will be rejected by the application.

Personal or sensitive information. Certain personal information must be removed from all documents before electronically submitting the proof of claim form. All filers must redact: Social Security or taxpayer-identification numbers; dates of birth; names of minor children; and financial account numbers. This requirement applies to all documents, including attachments.

Submission. When you have completed and submitted this form, a verification message will indicate that you have successfully filed a claim.

NOTE: The filing of a Proof of Claim does not constitute an entry of appearance. You will not receive electronic notification of case filings.